Myriam Ould-Braham
Étoile

Season 17/18 ArtistBallet of the Opera
© James Bort / OnP

On June 18th 2012, she is made an « Étoile » following aperformance of La Fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton) in which she performed the role of Lise.

She has since added to her repertoire: Serenade, Duo Concertant, Theme et Variations, Emeraudes and Diamants / Joyaux (George Balanchine), the title role of Giselle (after Coralli and Perrot), the title role of La Sylphide (Lacotte after Taglioni), Afternoon of a Faun (Jerome Robbins), Manon in La Dame aux Camélias (John Neumeier), Odette / Odile in Le Lac des cygnes (Noureev), Les Variations Goldberg, En Sol (Robbins).

Creations at the Opera

  • La Dame aux camélias – rôle d’Olympia

    Neumeier - 2006

  • Genus

    McGregor - 2007

  • Onéguine – rôle d’Olga

    Cranko - 2009

  • L’Anatomie de la sensation

    McGregor - 2011

  • Brahms‑Schonberg Quartet

    Balanchine - 2016

Currently in

Career history

1996
She enters the Paris Opera Ballet School.

1999

At the age of 17 she joins the Corps de ballet. She plays one of the Siamese-Twin Sisters in Les Forains (Roland Petit).

2001 

She becomes a “Coryphée” 

2002 

She is made a “Sujet”. She receives the Prix du Cercle Carpeaux. She is selected to perform the pas de trois of Emeralds/Jewels (George Balanchine), the Peasant’s pas de deux in Giselle (after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot), Cupid and one of the two Friends of Kitri in Don Quichotte, the Bluebird Pas de deux and Aurore in Sleeping Beauty, the role of Spring in Cinderella and the Neapolitan Dance in Swan Lake (Rudolf Nureyev).


2005 
She is awarded the Prix Leonide Massine (Positano, Italy) and the Prix AROP de la Danse. She is promoted to “Première danseuse”. She dances the role of Lise in La Fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton), Agon, The Four Temperaments, Calliope in Apollo (George Balanchine), Naïla in La Source (Jean-Guillaume Bart), Swanilda in Coppélia (Patrice Bart), Serait-ce la Mort? (Maurice Béjart), The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Artifact Suite (William Forsythe), the title role in Paquita (Pierre Lacotte after Joseph Mazilier and Marius Petipa), Suite en Blanc, the Chimera in Les Mirages and Aricie in Phèdre (Serge Lifar), Triade (Benjamin Millepied), Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler (John Neumeier), Kitri in Don Quichotte, the pas de trois in Swan Lake, the Manu Dance, the second variation of the Shades and Nikiya in La Bayadère, one of the two Sisters in Cinderella, Clara in The Nutcracker, Henriette in Raymonda, and Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (Rudolf Nureyev).

Distinctions

Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.

Galerie

Etoile Myriam Ould-Braham