Aiara Iturrioz Rico

Corps de ballet

Aiara Iturrioz Rico

Corps de ballet


Aiara Iturrioz Rico was born in Vitoria-Gastecz in Spanish Basque country. She started her ballet training at the Conservatoria Municipal de danza José-Uruñuela in her hometown in 2003. In 2010 she went to Stuttgart to continue her training at the John Cranko Schule where she graduated in 2012. During her last year at the Academy of the John Cranko Schule she already danced in several production of the Stuttgart Ballet in the Corps de ballet.

She successfully pasticipated in several competitions. In 2007 she won the first prize at the „Concurse Internacional Bilbao para Jóvenes Bailarines“. At the „Concurso Internacional de Danza Ciudad de Torrelavega“ in 2010 she also won the first prize.

In the season 2012/13 Aiara Iturrioz Rico became an apprentice with the Stuttgart Ballet, one season later she was taken into the Corps de ballet.
Photo Carlos Quezada


Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Falling Angels (Jiří Kylián)
  • One of a Kind (Jiří Kylián)
  • Pineapple Poll (John Cranko): Blanche
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Pas de six
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine): solo role 4st movement
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): Butterfly
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Little Red Riding Hood, Cat
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Pas de six, Little swan

Specially created Roles
  • Aftermath (Demis Volpi)
  • Dark Glow (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • IT.FLOPPY.RABBIT (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Reflection/s (Roman Novitzky)
  • Take Your Pleasure Seriously (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • The Carnival of the Animals (Demis Volpi)
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): Matryoshka (Solo), guest at the christmas party, fairy of the forest
  • The Soldier’s Tale (Demis Volpi)

Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers
  • Ajna (Aurora De Mori)
  • It’s what you make of it (Adrian Oldenburger)
  • Pompei (Aurora De Mori)

Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • A Streetcar named Desire (John Neumeier)
  • Blake Works I (William Forsythe)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra)
  • Gaîté Parisienne (Maurice Béjart)
  • Giselle (after Coralli, Perrot, Petipa)
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko)
  • Kaash (Akram Khan)
  • Krabat (Demis Volpi)
  • L’Estro Armonico (John Cranko)
  • La fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton)
  • La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss after August Bournonville)
  • Le Sacre du Printemps (Glen Tetley)
  • Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck)
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck)
  • Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Part of: Spuren (John Cranko)
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Opus 1 (John Cranko)
  • Orphée et Euridice (Staging, Choreography: Christian Spuck)
  • Poèm de L’Exstase (John Cranko)
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Seventh Symphony (Uwe Scholz)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine)
  • The Four Temperaments (George Balanchine)
  • The Kingdom of the Shades, from La Bayadère (Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa)
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko)
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)

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