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Artistic Advisor

Lorna is the Founder and Artistic Director of Feijóo Ballet School. Lorna is an international star considered “stunning with an exceptional attention to detail” by The New York Times. Ms. Feijóo joined Boston Ballet in 2003 from the Cincinnati Ballet. She studied at the National Ballet School in Havana and became a principal dancer at the National Ballet of Cuba, under the direction of the famous Alicia Alonso. Ms. Feijóo 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.


She 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 of London, Rome Opera Ballet, La Scala de Milan, Zurich Opera Ballet, New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre 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 includes all the classical ballets of the National Ballet of Cuba. In addition, she has performed 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, Fokine's Les Sylphides, 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, Who Cares?, Stars and Stripes, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Ballo de la Regina, Concerto Barocco, Emeralds, Jewels, Tchaikovsky Pas de deux, Sylvia Pas de deux, Divertimento No. 15, Fokine’s The Dying Swan, Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty, Le Corsaire Pas deux and Raymonda, Act III, and Harald Lander's Etude, Clerc's La Bayadére, Alosa's Paquita, Child's Ten Part Suite, Gielgud’s Giselle, Tharp's In the Upper Room and multiple versions of The Nutcracker and Swan LakeIn addition, repertoire choreographers names like Jiri Kylián ballets: Bella Figura, No More Play, Sechs Tanze; William Forsythe’s The Second Detail, and Vaslav Nijinsky’s Afternoon of a Faun.


Ms. Feijóo has been invited to dance in the Benoit de la Dance (Bolshoi Theater) and participated in two famous American shows, the legendary Sesame Street and the popular, Dancing with Stars. Ms. Feijóo’s sister, Lorena Feijóo, is a former Principal Dancer in San Francisco Ballet, and they are both Ambassadors of Milk Life (Somos Fuertes).


Ms. Feijóo has two beautiful children, a girl and a boy with husband Nelson Madrigal. Their children are the light of their lives.

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