Luisa Díaz González
Luisa Díaz González comes from Switzerland and has Mexican roots. She started training at the School of American Ballet in New York and later went on to the National School of Dance of Mexico (Honors Award) before graduating from the École de Danse de l’Opéra de Paris in 2000.
Whilst still a student, she won several honors, including the gold medal at the Mexican National Dance Competition (1995, 1996, 1997), the Mexican Morelos Award (1997), the gold medal of the French Salle Pleyel Institute of ballet (2000) and in 2001, the Italian “Danza e Danza” Award. During the same year, she received the National Youth Award from the Mexican president.
She danced with the New York City Ballet, the Paris Opera Ballet and the National Dance Company of Mexico. From 2001 to 2012 she was a First Soloist at the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, where she danced nearly every leading role. Le Sacre du Printemps, Romeo and Juliet, Serait ce la mort, The Magic Flute, Le Presbytère, Wien, Wien nur du allein or Sonate á trois, as well as many classical parts like The Nutcracker or Swan Lake belong to her repertory.
Luisa Díaz González joined the Bavarian State Ballet as First Soloist in September 2012.
3. Shade-variation in La Bayadère (M. Petipa/P. Bart)
1. Solo-Girl in Choreartium (L. Massine)
BIPED (M. Cunningham)
Gypsy in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)