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Laura Rodríguez Quesada

About this Artist

Laura Rodríguez was born in Ciego de Avila, Cuba. She began her dance studies in 2002 at the School of Arts Vocational Luis Casas Romero in Camagüey. She continued her studies at the Academy of Arts Vicentina de la Torre. During her student years she won gold medals at the International Ballet Competition for students held in Havana.

Upon graduation she joined the Ballet of Camagüey. In this company she achieved the rank of principal dancer. Her repertoire included leading roles in grand pas de quatre of Swan Lake, La fille mal gardée, Paquita, the pas de trois of The Fairy Dolls, Don Quixote, the second act of Giselle and The Dying Swan by Michel Fokine. She has also danced in ballets by Cuban choreographers including Vivaldi by Jose Antonio Chavez, Majísimo by Georges Garcia, Avalanche by Osvaldo Beiro, Forms for concern by Menia Martinez and Nisi Dominus by Jorge Lefebre, as well as more contemporary works such as the Pilgrims duet by Gonzalo Galguera.

In 2015, she joined Acosta Danza since then she has danced with the company in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States.