Italian dancer Mara Galeazzi is a former Principal Dancer of The Royal Ballet that returned to the Company as a Guest Principal in 2014/15. She joined The Royal Ballet in 1992 with 18 years old and was promoted to Principal in 2003, retiring at the end of 2012/13 season with Mary Vetsera in “Mayerling’ , one of her first principal role at age of 19.
Her repertoire includes: Juliet (Romeo&Juliet), Manon , Tatiana (Onegin), Giselle, The Firebird , Mary Vetsera (Mayerling), Fille Mal Gardee, The Rite of spring, Gamzatti (La Bayedere), Anastasia, Paquita, Les Corsaire , the Sugar Plum Fairy (Nutcracker) and many more. Since retiring she has returned to The Royal Ballet to create the role of the Mother (Ludovic Ondiviela’s Cassandra) and Woolf Works by Wayne McGregor. Mara has also choreographed her own work, most recently “Interrupted Cadence“ created for the Carta Blanca Dance Company, which premiered at the Teatro Principal in Zaragoza in 2017.