Jeanette Kakareka


Jeanette Kakareka was born in Pennsylvania, USA. She trained at The Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia, danced in San Francisco Ballet as a trainee from 2011 to 2013, and joined the English National Ballet from 2013 to 2017. In the season 2017/18 she joined the corps de ballet of the Bayerisches Staatsballett and was promoted to soloist in the 2019/20 season. 

(Information as of: July 2021)


  • Finalist for the Emerging Dancer Award, 2016 and 2015

Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett

1. Variation in Don Quijote (R. Barra/L. Minkus)
The White Lady in Raymonda (R. Barra, M. Petipa)
Dancer in Kairos - Portrait Wayne McGregor (W. McGregor)
Pas de six in Taming of the Shrew (J. Cranko)
Big Tutu-Dame in La Bayadère (M. Petipa/P. Bart)
2nd solo couple in Jewels (Emeralds) (G. Balanchine)
Soloist in Jewels (Diamonds) (G. Balanchine)
Mrs Stahlbaum / "La fille du Pharao" in The Nutcracker (J. Neumeier)
Dolly in Anna Karenina (C. Spuck)
Manon Lescaut in The Lady of the Camellias (J.Neumeier)
Dancer  in Broken Fall (R. Maliphant)