Soloists

Dores André

Dores André

Dores Andre (© Chris Hardy)


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Born:

Vigo, Spain

Company Membership:

Joined in 2004.

Promoted to Soloist in 2012.


Born in Vigo, Spain, Dores André trained with Antonio Almenara and at Estudio de Danza de Maria Avila. She joined the Company in 2004.

André has danced such featured roles as Moyna in Tomasson’s Giselle, Sugar Plum Fairy and Queen of the Snow in Tomasson’s Nutcracker, Fairy and White Cat in Tomasson’s The Sleeping Beauty, Olga in Cranko’s Onegin, and Stepsister Clementine and Spirit of Spring/Lightness in Wheeldon’s Cinderella. Her repertory includes principal roles in Tomasson’s Criss-Cross and The Fifth Season, Ballerina in Fokine’s Petrouchka, Page’s Guide to Strange Places, Possokhov’s Classical Symphony and The Rite of Spring, Robbins’ In the Night and West Side Story Suite, and Wheeldon’s Carousel (A Dance) and Within the Golden Hour. She created a role in Jenkins’ Thread.

She has danced featured roles in Tomasson’s Swan Lake; Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote; Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid; Balanchine’s Divertimento No. 15, “Emeralds,” The Four Temperaments, and Scotch Symphony; Caniparoli’s Ibsen’s House; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; and Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III, among others.

Her repertory also includes Tomasson’s 7 for Eight, “Haffner” Symphony, Meistens Mozart, Prism, Romeo & Juliet, and Trio; Balanchine’s “Diamonds,” “Rubies,” Serenade, Stars and Stripes (Finale), Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Symphony in C, Symphony in Three Movements, Theme and Variations, and Who Cares?; Bintley’s The Dance House; Elo’s Double Evil; Forsythe’s Artifact Suite; Kudelka’s The Ruins Proclaim The Building Was Beautiful; Liang’s Symphonic Dances; McGregor’s Borderlands; de Mille’s Rodeo; Morris’ Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes and Sandpaper Ballet; Possokhov’s Diving into the Lilacs, Firebird, Francesca da Rimini, and Magrittomania; Ratmansky’s Le Carnaval des Animaux and From Foreign Lands; Robbins’ The Concert, Glass Pieces, and Opus 19/The Dreamer; Taylor’s Company B; Thatcher’s In the Passerine’s Clutch; Wheeldon’s Continuum, Ghosts, Number Nine, Quaternary, and Rush; and Zanella’s Underskin.

André was awarded first place at the Cuidad de Torrelavega competition in 1996.

 

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