Rocio Aleman

Soloist

Rocio Aleman

Soloist

Vita

Rocio Aleman was born in Monterrey, Mexico. She started her ballet training at the Escuela superior de Música y Danza de Monterrey in 2003. In2008 she went to Stuttgart to continue her training at the John Cranko Schule where she graduated in 2011. In the 2011-12 season she became an apprentice with the Stuttgart Ballet. One season later she was taken into the Corps de ballet. During the 2014-15 season she was promoted to Demi Soloist and with the begin of the 18-19 season to Soloist.

She successfully participated in several competitions. In 2005 she won the Gold medal at the “Concurso Nacional de Danza Clásica Infantil y Juvenil”, in 2008 the Bronze medal at the “Concurso Internacional para Jóvenes Estudiates de Ballet”, in Cuba as well as the Gold medal “Seniors Division” at the Youth American Grand Prix.

Rocio has danced soloist roles in ballets by John Cranko, Jiří Kylián, Hans van Manen, Marco Goecke, George Balanchine and William Forsythe. The choreographers Katarzyna Kozielska and Fabio Adorisio created roles especially for her.
Photo Carlos Quezada

repertoire

Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballett
  • Brouillards (John Cranko): La puerta del vino
  • Dark Glow (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra): Eva, Queen of Dryads, Mercedes
  • Forgotten Land (Jiří Kylián): Couple in Grey
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko): Solo roles in R. and B.
  • Jeu de Cartes (John Cranko): Queen of hearts
  • Kammerballett (Hans van Manen)
  • Le Spectre de la Rose (Marco Goecke)
  • Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck): Rosetta
  • Pas de deux: The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa)
  • Pas de deux: Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Pineapple Poll (John Cranko): Blanche
  • Qi (Louis Stiens)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): Gypsy, Rosaline
  • Salome (Demis Volpi): The Moon
  • Seventh Symphony (Uwe Scholz)
  • Sirs (Bridget Breiner)
  • Slice to Sharp (Jorma Elo)
  • Ssss... (Edward Clug)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Princess of Spain, Big Swan, Pas de six
  • Symph (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine): solo role 1st movement
  • The Four Temperaments (George Balanchine): First Theme
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko): A husband hunter
  • The Second Detail (William Forsythe)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Smaragd, Beauty Fairy, Emerald
  • The Song of the Earth (Kenneth MacMillan): Solo role
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Bianca, Pas de six, Street Girl
  • Forgotten Land (Jiří Kylián)
  • workwithinwork (William Forsythe)
 
Specially created Roles
  • A. Memory (Katarzyna Kozielska): Solo role
  • Child of Tree (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Firebird (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Neurons (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Or Noir (Fabio Adorisio)
  • Skinny (Louis Stiens)
  • Take Your Pleasure Seriously (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • The Carnival of the Animals (Demis Volpi)
 
Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers
  • ... wie zwei Finger an der Hand (Roman Novitzky)
  • Absence (Rolando D'Alesio)
  • Alba Mendax (Alessandro Giaquinto)
  • Back and Forth (Jesse Fraser)
  • down down (Özkan Ayik)
  • Heavy Lightness (Filipe Portugal)

Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Aftermath (Demis Volpi)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra)
  • Gaîté parisienne (Maurice Béjart)
  • Giselle (after Coralli, Perrot, Petipa)
  • Kingdom of Shades, from: La Bayadère (Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa)
  • 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)
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Othello (John Neumeier)
  • Poeme de L'Extase (John Cranko)
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Seventh Symphony (Uwe Scholz)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • The Four Temperaments (George Balanchine)
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko)
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa)
  • The Song of the Earth (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)
 
Leading Roles as student at the John Cranko Schule
  • Pineapple Poll (John Cranko): Blanche