Yolanda Correa in Raymonda

Yolanda Correa in Raymonda, music by Alexander Glazunov, new choreography by Xander Parish, The Norwegian National Ballet, Oslo 2024. Klassisk Mesteraften / Classic Masters evening at The Norwegian Opera and Ballet. Musical director and conductor Vello Pähn. Shot on 11.5.2024 in Oslo.

Yolanda Correa is a Principal Dancer with the The Norwegian National Ballet. Originally from Cuba, Yolanda Correa studied at the Vocational School of Art in Holguín and at the Cuban National Ballet School in Havana. Before coming to Oslo, she danced with the Cuban National Ballet, where she was given the highest accolade of primera bailarina. She won the International Meetings of Ballet Academies Contest in 1999, and was awarded the prestigious Positano Prize in 2012 for best female newcomer on the international dance scene. In 2014 she was awarded the Tom Wilhelmsen Opera and Ballet Prize. Correa is appearing as a guest star with several companies and has danced on many prominent international stages.

© Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of The Norwegian Opera and Ballet, special thanks to Ingrid Lorentzen and Xander Parish

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