Liliana Menéndez

Born in Matanzas, Cuba. Liliana began her studies at the Vocational School of Art Alfonso Perez Isaac, continuing them in the National School of Ballet Fernando Alonso. In 2013 she graduated as a dancer and teacher of Ballet and joined the cast of the National Ballet of Cuba, under the direction of Alicia Alonso. Her repertoire in this company included historical titles such as Giselle, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty of the Forest, Nutcracker, Coppélia, Paquita Grand Pas. She also participated in pieces such as Michel Fokine’s Las sílfides; Prologue to a tragedy, by Brian McDonald; Tula, Impromptu Lecuona, In the light of your songs, Pictures in an exhibition, Shakespeare and his masks, Threshold and In the shadows of a waltz, Alicia Alonso; Dionea, by Cuban choreographer Gustavo Herrera; I, you, he she and The story, by Ely Regina Hernández; Time of Danzón and Cuba inside a piano, of Eduardo Blanco, and in the spectacle “The magic of the Dance”. In 2016 she became part of Acosta Danza, under the direction of Carlos Acosta.