Position: First Soloist
Affiliation with organization: 2012 – Present
Years active at YAGP: 2021 – Present
Brazilian dancer Mayara Magri is a First Soloist of The Royal Ballet. She trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company in 2012. She was promoted to First Artist in 2015, to Soloist in 2016 and to First Soloist in 2018.
Magri grew up in Brazil and won a scholarship at the age of eight to train at the P‘etite Danse School in Rio di Janeiro. She won the Senior Age Division of the Youth America Grand Prix and the Prix de Lausanne Scholarship and Audience Prize in 2011.
Magri’s repertory with the Company includes Gypsy Girl (The Two Pigeons), Florestan’s Sister, Lilac Fairy, Fairy of the Enchanted Garden and Fairy of the Woodland Glade (The Sleeping Beauty), Tatiana (Anastasia), Mercedes and Kitri (Don Quixote), Rose Fairy and Vivandière (The Nutcracker), Handmaiden (Apollo), pas de trois (Swan Lake), Entertainer (The Invitation), Mitzi Caspar, Gamzatti, Lescaut’s Mistress and roles in The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, ‘Rubies’ (Jewels), Woolf Works, Within the Golden Hour, Monotones I, Symphonic Variations, After the Rain, Asphodel Meadows and Carbon Life. She created a role in Multiverse, Corybantic Games and The Illustrated ‘Farewell’.