Thompson Mara

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Classical Ballet / Artist

Mara Thompson was born in Cancun, Mexico where she began her training. She later studied ballet at the Institut Superieur D’ Art in Bordeaux, France, the Kirov Ballet Academy in the US, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School in Canada and the JKO School at American Ballet Theatre under full-scholarships. Mara has won the Gold Medal and First Place in several International Ballet Competitions. She was awarded the “Grand Prix”at the Concours Internationale de Danse Classique et Contemporaine in Biarritz, France, the Certamen Internacional de Danza in Mexico, and the Concurso Panamericano de Danza 2006. Mara attended the Stiefel and Stars Program 2005, the Royal Ballet School’s Summer Program 2006 in London, and the ABT Summer Intensive 2007 in NYC where she danced the Grand Pas de Deux from Don Quixote, also under full-scholarships. She was awarded the “Premio Nacional de la Juventud”, award given by the President of Mexico to an outstanding young artist. Mara graduated from the Imperial Society of Dancing of London with Highest Honors and from the JKO School at ABT where she performed several leading roles. Mara joined American Ballet Theatre II in 2007 and performed the Flower Festival Pas de Deux, Lilac Garden and Continuo by Antony Tudor, a variationin Raymonda, Allegro Brillante, Carnival in Venice, Slokas by Lauri Stallings, Barbara by Aszure Barton, and the lead role of Marie Antoinette in Cake by Brian Reeder. She has also performed leading roles from Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker, La Fille Mal Gardée, Sylvia, Le Corsaire, and Coppelia as well as several contemporary choreographies. Mara was chosen by ABT II’s Artistic Director to appear in Pointe Magazine for the October/November 2008 issue, and to dance for the making of a new Angelina Ballerina DVD. Mara is a Gaynor Minden Artist and can be found on their website and ads in magazines like Pointe. She is currently training with Natalya Stavro. Ms. Thompson joined Complexions in 2011.

Reply by Malu 2015-03-04 22:41:26
Mara es un fraude, ya no esta en la compañia complexions y sigue diciendo que esta ahi. Ella era muy buena de chica, muy flexible, pero no se que pasó...lo malo es que engañe a la gente haciendo creer q esta en alguna compañia, donde? que diga cual????

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