English Nationwide Ballet creative director steps down after 10 years to affix San Francisco firm

  • English Nationwide Ballet creative director steps down to affix San Francisco present 
  • Tamara Rojo, 47,  will step down after ten years within the position and transfer to America
  • The Spaniard is credited with championing feminine expertise in her ballet work










She’s thought to be essentially the most highly effective lady in ballet – and now she’s leaving the UK for America. 

English Nationwide Ballet’s creative director Tamara Rojo is stepping down after ten years within the position. 

The 47-year-old Spaniard is credited with championing feminine expertise, having created greater than 40 works by ladies choreographers in addition to staging visionary performances. 

Spanish ballerina Tamara Rojo, 47,  (pictured) of the Royal Ballet, plays Princess Aurora during a dress rehearsal of The Sleeping Beauty at The Royal Opera House in London

Spanish ballerina Tamara Rojo, 47,  (pictured) of the Royal Ballet, performs Princess Aurora throughout a costume rehearsal of The Sleeping Magnificence at The Royal Opera Home in London

Rojo in Sleeping Beauty for the English National Ballet. The star will journey to America to join a company in San Francisco

Rojo in Sleeping Magnificence for the English Nationwide Ballet. The star will journey to America to affix an organization in San Francisco

She’s going to depart the corporate on the finish of the yr and be a part of the San Francisco Ballet as its first feminine creative director. 

‘In my very own profession, I by no means labored with a lady creator.’

‘The dialog has moved on,’ she instructed The Occasions. 

Miss Rojo, who was born in Canada to Spanish mother and father, staged daring performances similar to Akram Khan’s reimagined Giselle in 2016. 

The previous principal dancer at The Royal Ballet, mentioned it was time for somebody new to take English Nationwide Ballet ‘to the following step’. 

She has a nine-month-old son, Mateo, with accomplice Isaac Hernandez, 31, who’s a principal on the San Francisco Ballet. 

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