Despite having the talent to work anywhere in the world, The National Ballet of Canada principal dancer Heather Ogden chose to build her career on home soil—and thus became one of the country’s darling prima ballerinas.
Paloma Herrera has gone from triumph to triumph, and has graced many of the world’s great ballet stages, performing the iconic central masterpieces of the genre, along with her fair share of more contemporary works.
Paloma Herrera was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and began her training at the age of seven with the legendary Olga Ferri. She graduated with the highest qualification at the Superior Art Institute at Teatro Colón, and her rise in the ballet world proved meteoric.
As Ballet BC closes in on the end of another successful season, they’ve kept a first for last. The upcoming presentation of UN/A marks a Canadian introduction to Spanish choreographer Gustavo Ramirez Sansano.