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Myrna Kamara

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Guest Artist Performer & Teacher
Jury Member, Prix de Lausanne 2021

The Prix de Lausanne showcases the best of young talents and it is a great opportunity for a young talented dancer reaching for their goals in the professional dance world. I accepted to be a jury member because the Prix de Lausanne is a great platform for young dancers to be recognized, and as a professional I feel it is my duty to reach out and encourage the next generation of dancers.

After training at the School of American Ballet, Myrna became a member of the New York City Ballet. Later she was a Soloist with the Bonn Ballet in Germany, as well as a Principal dancer in the Miami City Ballet and Béjart Ballet Lausanne.

As an international Principal Guest Artist, Myrna has performed choreographies including George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Vladimir Vassiliev, Gheorghe Iancu, Yanis Pikieris, Paulo Manso de Sousa, Lynne Taylor Corbett, Susanna Egri, Renato Zanella, Luc Bouy, Paolo Mohovich and more.

Some of her important performances included the prima ballerina role in Aida at the Arena di Verona for several years, Balanchine’s Rubies as a Guest Artist in Capetown, South Africa, Aida and Carmen Gala for Placido Domingo in Japan, Aida from Franco Zeffirelli at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, a Bulgari event with Roberto Bolle at Terme di Caracalla in Rome, Gala des Etoiles in Luxembourg performing Balanchine, and the 20-year anniversary of the Miami International Ballet Festival.

As a Guest Teacher, Myrna has given classes at the Basel Ballet School, the San Francisco Ballet School, the School of American Ballet, New York City Ballet, Orsolina 28, Art Studio Danza etc. She also coaches competition ice skaters to help improve their artistic performance quality. She is the founder of her own company balletXtreme where she is the Director and also a performer.