Principal Dancer, State Ballet of Georgia
Prize Winner, Prix de Lausanne 2016
Guest Artist, Prix de Lausanne 2023 Gala of Stars
Laura Fernandez, born in Switzerland, half Ukrainian, half Spanish, studied at the Zurich Dance Academy and at the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg.
She is the first Swiss ever to join the Mariinsky Theatre where – still in the Corps de Ballet – she danced many solo roles, before heading to Stanislavsky Theatre in Moscow as a First Soloist.
She is currently engaged as a Principal Dancer at the State Ballet of Georgia under the direction of Nina Ananiashvili.