Maria Karla Iglesias Buela

Maria Karla Iglesias Buela began her studies at the age of ten at the National Ballet of Cuba School in Havana, Cuba. During this period she participated in different international and national competitions including the 2014 International Ballet Competition in Cape Town, South Africa and the International and National Competitions in Havana, Cuba. Ms. Buela completed her studies in 2015, graduating with Gold.  In that same year she joined the National Ballet of Cuba as a corps de ballet member. She eventually rose to Soloist where she had the opportunity to dance Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Giselle, Cinderella, Coppélia, Las Sílfides, La fille mal gardee and The Nutcracker in addition to works by renowned choreographers including Alexei Ratmansky, Alberto Méndez, Cathy Marston and Gemma Bond, among others.

2023 is her first year with BalletMet.


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