Corps de Ballet

Francisco Mungamba

Francisco Mungamba

Francisco Mungamba (© Chris Hardy)

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Madrid, Spain

Company Membership:

Joined in 2011.

Born in Madrid, Spain, Francisco Mungamba trained at the Royal Conservatory of Professional Dance and San Francisco Ballet School prior to joining the Company in 2011.

Mungamba has danced featured roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (pas de cinq), Nutcracker (Nutcracker Doll, Jack-in-the-Box, Russian, Chinese, and Spanish), and Romeo & Juliet (Acrobats); Balanchine’s Coppélia; Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc (pas de cinq); Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid; Fokine’s Petrouchka; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (principal in Symphony #9); and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Spirit of Summer/Generosity). He created a corps de ballet role in Tomasson’s Caprice.

His repertory also includes Tomasson’s Criss-Cross, The Fifth Season, and Trio; Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote; Cranko’s Onegin; Balanchine’s Symphony in Three Movements and excerpts from Theme and Variations; Caniparoli’s Lambarena; MacMillan’s Concerto (corps de ballet in pas de deux excerpt); McGregor’s Borderlands; Morris’ Beaux; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Page’s Guide to Strange Places; Possokhov’s Classical Symphony and Firebird; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Piano Concerto #1); Robbins’ Glass Pieces; and Wheeldon’s Ghosts and Within the Golden Hour.

Mungamba danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet (Acrobats) as part of the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.


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