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Bleuenn Battistoni, new star on the stage of the Paris Opera

The principal dancer of the Paris Opera ballet Bleuenn Battistoni was named star of the company on Tuesday, on the proposal of the Director of Dance José Martinez, the institution announced in a press release.

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Bleuenn Battistoni, new star on the stage of the Paris Opera

The principal dancer of the Paris Opera ballet Bleuenn Battistoni was named star of the company on Tuesday, on the proposal of the Director of Dance José Martinez, the institution announced in a press release. “Alexander Neef, director of the Paris National Opera, named Bleuenn Battistoni principal dancer of the Paris National Opera on the stage of the Palais Garnier following the performance of the ballet La Fille mal gardee (by Frederick Ashton), in which she played the role of Lise,” specifies the press release.

“Bleuenn Battistoni will perform again in this role, with partner Marcelino Sambé (guest artist from the Royal Ballet of London), on Sunday March 31 at 7:30 p.m. She will then dance the title role of Giselle (after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot) on April 29 (preview for young people under 28), May 4, 14 and 16, 2024 at the Palais Garnier,” adds the opera. .

Born in 1999 in Lyon, Bleuenn Battistoni has been a dancer in the Paris Opera ballet for seven years and was promoted to principal dancer in 2023. She was introduced to dance at the age of four in her native region before to begin training at the National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance of Paris (CNSMD of Paris) then from 2014 at the Dance School of the National Opera of Paris where she was hired in 2017 in the Corps of Opera Ballet.

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