Lorna Feijóo, considered “stunning with an exceptional attention to detail” by The New York Times, joined Boston Ballet in 2003 from Cincinnati Ballet.
She studied at The National Ballet School in Havana and became a principal dancer at the National Ballet of Cuba. She has performed in several International Ballet Festivals in Havana and on worldwide tours.
Feijóo won critical acclaim in leading roles of many classical and contemporary ballets. She has received numerous awards, including a gold medal at both theVignali-Danza Contest and the Positano Contest of Young Talents in Italy.
Feijóo has been a guest artist with The Royal Ballet, Rome Opera Ballet, La Scala and Zurich Opera Ballet, and has performed at worldwide festivals and ballet galas in Spoleto, Italy; Gala des Étoiles, Canada; Gala des Étoiles du XXI Siècle, Paris; and Japan.
Her repertoire at Boston Ballet includes Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker and Swan Lake, James Kudelka’s Cinderella, Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée, August Bournonville’s La Sylphide, Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote, John Cranko’s The Taming of the Shrew and Romeo and Juliet, Val Caniparoli’s Lady of the Camellias and Lambarena, Mark Morris’ Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes and Up and Down, Peter Martins’ Distant Light, George Balanchine’s Serenade, Jewels and Stars and Stripes, Michel Fokine’s The Dying Swan, and Marius Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty, Le Corsaire Pas de Deux, and Raymonda Act III.
Feijóo is married to Boston Ballet principal dancer Nelson Madrigal.