Paloma Figueroa

1985, CH/AR


The Swiss-born of Argentinian origin receives her first ballet lessons at the age of nine in her homeland.

1996-1999 she studies with a scholarship from the Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation at the Ballet School of the Hamburg Ballet, where she participates under the direction of John Neumeier in Sleeping Beauty, The Four Seasons and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

2000 and 2001, she continues with other scholarships of the Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation her training at the Academie de Danse Classique Princesse Grace of Monaco.

From the season 2006/2007 she is a permanent member of the BallettVorpommern, dances, among others in the Goldberg Variations, and is one of the nymphs in Daphnis and Chloe.

She also works together with choreographers from the freelance dance scene such as Maya Lipsker and Benno Voorham.

Since 2011/2012 the season Paloma is member of the Ballett Rossa.

At the opera Halle she is to be seen as soloist in The Show Must Go On and in the Händel opera Alcina. This season one can watch her as a robber-girl of the Snow Queen.

In the 2014-15 season Paloma is dancing the lead role of Catherine in the ballet The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare by Ralf Rossa at the Halle Opera.