Verónica Corveas

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Corveas started her training at the School of Ballet of Pinar del Río and finished at the National School of Ballet, in Havana. After graduating in 1997 she worked with the National Ballet of Cuba as a Principal Dancer and
travelled to America, Europe and Asia dancing Giselle, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Nutcracker and Paquita’s grand pas. She has performed the principal roles in historic Cuban repertoire like Rítmicas by Iván Tenorio, Dionaea by Gustavo Herrera and El reto (The challenge) by Hilda Riveros. In 1998 she was invited to dance in the ballets of the opera Aída at the Arenas of Verona’ Festival, in Italy. Corveas played the leading character in Carlos Acosta’s Tocororo – a Cuban Tale in the UK, Austria, Italy and Hong Kong. She was invited to the Festival Mujeres en la Danza (Women in Dance) in Ecuador (2006), and the International Ballet Festival in Colombia (2008). During 2014 and 2015 she danced, with Carlos Acosta in the show Cubanía at London’s Royal Opera House.