Léonore Baulac
Étoile

Season 18/19 ArtistBallet of the Opera
© James Bort / OnP

On Decembre 31st 2017, she is made an « Étoile » following a performance of Swan Lake (Noureev) in which she performed the role of Odette / Odile.

She has since added to her repertoire: Lise in The Wayward Daughter (Ashton), La Valse, Emeraudes and Rubis/ Joyaux (George Balanchine),The Chosen One in The Rite of Srping (Bausch), Kitri in Don Quichotte, the title role of La Sylphide (Lacotte after Taglioni), En Sol (Robbins).

Creations at the Opera

  • Clear, Loud, Bright, Forward

    Millepied - 2015

  • Polyphonia

    Wheeldon - 2015

  • Alea Sands

    McGregor - 2015

  • La Nuit s’achève

    Millepied - 2016

  • Blake Works I

    Forsythe - 2016

Currently in

Career history

2005

She enters the Paris Opera Ballet School. 

2008

At the age of 18 she joins the Corps de ballet. 

2014

She becomes a “Coryphée”. She receives the Prix AROP de la Danse

2015

She is made a “Sujet”. 

2016

She is promoted to “Première danseuse”. She dances Brahms-Schonberg Quartet, Sonatine (Balanchine), Rain (De Keersmaeker), In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Of Any If And (Forsythe), the title role in Paquita (Lacotte d’après Mazilier et Petipa), Effie in La Sylphide (Lacotte d’après Taglioni), Lycenion in Daphnis and Chloé, Olympia in La Dame aux camélias, Le Chant de la terre (Neumeier), Clara in The Nutcracker, Juliette in Romeo and Juliette, le Pas de trois and Odette‑Odile in Swan Lake (Noureev), Goldberg Variations (Robbins).