Diana Ionescu

Corps de ballet

Diana Ionescu

Corps de ballet

Vita

Diana Ionescu was born in Constanţa (Romania). At the age of 5 she received her first ballet lessons, later she attended the Colegiul National de Arte Regine Maria Constanţa in her home town. In 2014 she continued her education at the Tanzakademie Zurich where she graduated in 2017.

In 2013 she won the first prize in the junior category at the Youth American Grand Prix. In 2016 won the gold medal at the Tanzolymp in Berlin. At the Prix de Lausanne 2017 she won a scholarship.

At the beginning of the season 2017/18 Diana Ionescu became an apprentice with the Stuttgart Ballet. Already at the beginning of November 2017 she was taken in the Corps de ballet.
Photo Carlos Quezada

Repertoire

Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Pas de six, Princess of Hungary
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine): solo role 2nd movement
  • The Kingdom of the Shades, from La Bayadère (Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa): 1st Variation 
Specially created Roles
  • Ballet Egyptien (Jean-Guillaume Bart)
  • Skinny (Louis Stiens)
  • Take Your Pleasure Seriously (Katarzyna Kozielska)

Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers
  • Entropy (Jessica Fyfe)
  • Heavy Lightness (Filipe Portugal)

Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko)
  • La fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton)
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck)
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • The Kingdom of the Shades, from La Bayadère (Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa)