Joana Romaneiro Kirn

Corps de ballet

Joana Romaneiro Kirn

Corps de ballet


Joana Romaneiro Kirn was born in Lisbon, Portugal. She received her first ballet lessons at the National Conservatory Dance School in her home town in 2003. In 2011 she came to the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart where she graduated in 2013. During her time at the Academy of the John Cranko Schule she already danced in several productions of the Stuttgart Ballet in the Corps de ballet.

She successfully participated in several competitions. She took part in the Dançarte International Competition in Algarve, Portugal, in the years 2006 to 2008 and achieved a second place two times. At the International Dance Festival Tanzolymp in Berlin 2010 she won the Bronze medal in the category „Modern Dance“. One year later she was Semi-Finalist at the Prix de Lausanne and received a scholarship for the John Cranko Schule.

In the season 2013/14 Joana Romaneiro Kirn 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
  • Forgotten Land (Jiří Kylián)
  • Le Chant du Rossignol (Marco Goecke)
  • Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan): Empress Elisabeth
  • One of a Kind (Jiří Kylián)
  • Salome (Demis Volpi): Herod’s slave
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): queen of the forest
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée): Snow White
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Pas de six

Specially created Roles
  • Aftermath (Demis Volpi)
  • Dark Glow (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Death in Venice (Demis Volpi): Polish mother
  • Instabile (Fabio Adorisio)
  • Modern Solo (Catarina Moreira)
  • More (Kem Ossola)
  • Salome (Demis Volpi)
  • Take Your Pleasure Seriously (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): Clara's Mother (Solo)

Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers
  • Ansia (Fabio Adorisio)

Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • A Streetcar named Desire (John Neumeier)
  • Blake Works I (William Forsythe)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra)
  • Giselle (after Coralli, Perrot, Petipa)
  • Hikarizatto (Itzik Galili)
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko)
  • Krabat (Demis Volpi)
  • L’Estro Armonico (John Cranko)
  • La fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton)
  • Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck)
  • Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Onegin (John Cranko): a.o. Madame Larina
  • Opus 1 (John Cranko)
  • Orphée et Euridice (Staging, Choreography: Christian Spuck)
  • Poème de l`Extase (John Cranko)
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): nurse a.o.
  • 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 of the Camellias (John Neumeier)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)

Corps de ballet-Roles at the National Ballet of Portugal
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • The Nutcracker