Feijóo Lorna

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Classical Ballet / Principal

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 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, and has won critical acclaim in leading roles of many classical and contemporary ballets.

Feijóo has received numerous awards, including a gold medal at both the Vignali-Danza Contest and the Positano Contest of Young Talents in Italy.

She 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 repertory at Boston Ballet includes Nissinen’s The Nutcracker and Swan Lake, Kudelka’s Cinderella, Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée, Bournonville’s La Sylphide, Nureyev’s Don Quixote, Cranko’s The Taming of the Shrew and Romeo and Juliet, Caniparoli’s Lady of the Camellias and Lambarena, Morris’ Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes and Up and Down, Martins’ Distant Light, Balanchine’s Serenade and Stars and Stripes, Fokine’s The Dying Swan, and Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty, Le Corsaire Pas de Deux, and Raymonda, Act III.

Feijóo is married to Boston Ballet principal dancer Nelson Madrigal.

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