Ana Lorena Boyd

Ana Boyd


Ana Boyd

balans Director

Ana Lorena Boyd

Principal Dancer of the National Ballet

First Panamanian to graduate from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia.

She began her dance studies at the age of two and a half years old.

During her years of study she attended several ballet competitions such as: YAGP, where she was among the top 12 and won a scholarship for a Summer Intensive at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy. The American Ballet Competition in 2008, 2010 and 2011 where she won first place and was awarded a scholarship to Ecole Supérieure de Ballet Contemporain de Montréal, Canada.

In 2010 she participated in the first competition of Children and Youth Ballet, an incentive of the former INAC, currently the Ministry of Culture. She won first place and an invitation to study at The Metropolitan Ballet & Academy, Minnesota, USA.

In 2014 she attended her last competition, Tanzolymp, in Germany, Berlin.

In 2008 she attended a three-week intensive with the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, coordinated by Maestro Marek Cholewa.

In 2011 she was awarded a scholarship to the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia. Where she continued her dance studies until she became the first Panamanian to graduate with the titles of professional dancer and choreographer.

In 2015 until 2016 she danced with the Ballet Austin, Texas company.

In 2019 she joined the National Ballet of Panama.

She has worked with several international masters and choreographers such as, Marina Leonova, Vasili Medveded, Stanislav Feco, Marek Cholewa, Jelko Yuresha, Pedro Martin Boza, Stephen Mills, Jose Manuel Carreño, Marta Gonzalez, among others.

Its classical repertoire includes ballets such as Giselle, Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia, La Fille Mal Gardée, Paquita and Bayadere. Pas de Deux de Corsario, Black Swan, Spring Waters, Don Quixote, Diana and Acteon, Romeo and Juliet, Raymonda, choreographies by Eduardo Blanco, among others.