Karina Moreira

Corps de Ballet

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Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Karina trained at the School of the Municipal Theatre of Rio de Janeiro Maria Olenewa and the University of Music and Performing Arts in Mannheim, Germany. Upon graduation, she joined Des Badisches Staatstheaters Karlsruhe for a season before being recruited by Ballet Ireland. Karina most recently has been dancing with the Sao Paulo Companhia de Danca. Karina's repertory includes Principal roles in Legend by John Cranko, Bachiana N1 Pas de Deux by Rodrigo Pederneiras, The Nutcracker by Tatiana Leskova and a Demi-Soloist role in Theme and Variations by George Balanchine. She has won several competitions including the “Best Dancer” given by Tatiana Leskova.