Day 38 – Mauricio Vera

Jim Sirianni interview with Mauricio Vera

A recent feature of Mauricio Vera in the International Gala of Classical and Contemporary Ballet:

Chilean ballet dancer, Mauricio Vera began his studies in 1998 with Hugo Urrutia Academy In 2000 He was accepted at the Chilean Opera House School of Ballet of the Teatro Municipal de Santiago, under the artistic direction of Patricio Gutierrez. He became a apprentice and corp pf the Ballet De Santiago under the direction of Marcia Haydée. He participate in several Chilean TV productions like the annual Festival International de Viña del Mar. In 2006, he continued studying at the National Ballet of Cuba of Alicia Alonso in La Habana and at Fundacion Julio Bocca in Buenos Aires. After moving to the USA, he trained at Steps on Broadway and School at Steps in NYC and worked with Charleston Ballet Theater in South Carolina. He danced with State Street Ballet in Santa Barbara, CA for six seasons until. He moved back to east coast and joined Roxey Ballet dancing principal rolls, Connecticut Ballet Company, FJK Dance Company for the 2018-19-20 seasons At the same time, he performed at the 2019 Biannual Whitney Museum (Master & Form) installation and Solomon Guggenheim Museum annual Gala.

Mauricio has toured all over Germany, China, South America, as well as the EU invited as a guest artist especially for the Nutcracker season. Mauricio has danced and produced the first Las Condes International Ballet Gala and Festival Reencuentro de Coreógrafos in Santiago de Chile. 

He has trained and worked with: Nancy Bielsky, David Howard, Leslie Brown, Mijaela Tesleoanu at Ballet Nacional de Cuba. He has also worked with choreographers: Marcia Haydee, Ivan Nagy, Ronald Hynd, Rodney Gustafson, William Soleau, Mark Roxey, Andre Prokofviev and dance the choreographies from J.Cranko, G. Balanchine, Sir K. MacMillan, Maurice Béjart, August Bournonville, Vicente Nebrada, among others.

Mauricio Vera
Ballet Dancer & Choreographer
Santa Barbara Ca. NYC / USA
(1)516-385-0391
Stgo Chile
(56) 9-3029093

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