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Liora Neuville is from Paris, France. She trained with Dominique Khalfouni and Wayne Byars, and on full scholarship at Pacific Northwest Ballet School since 2005. She also participated in summer courses at the Royal Ballet School and Universal Ballet Academy, as well as a workshop at the Opera National de Bordeaux with Elisabeth Platel and Charles Jude. She joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2007 and was promoted to corps de ballet in 2008.
Mrs. Neuville won the gold medal in the 2001 and both the gold medal and the Special Prize of the Jury in the Concours International de Danse Classique de Grasse in France, and was a semi-finalist in the 2004 and 2005 Prix de Lausanne competitions and a finalist in the 2003 Youth America Grand Prix in New York. In 2003, she was invited to perform for “Artists Without Borders” at the Metis Arts Festival in Paris, France.
Mrs. Neuville was featured in A Pas de Loup, a 2005 documentary film about the 33rd Prix de Laussanne competition.
George Balanchine’s Coppélia and Divertimento from “Le Baiser de la Fée, Peter Boal’s Giselle (Peasant pas de deux), Ronald Hynd’s The Sleeping Beauty (Bluebird pas de deux), and Jiri Kylian’s Petite Mort.
Jiri Kylian’s Sechs Tänze (Six Dances); Alexei Ratmansky’s Don Quixote; and Kent Stowell’s Nutcracker and Swan Lake.
Photos of Liora Neuville