Atlanta Ballet Gennadi Nedvigin | Artistic Director

Atlanta Ballet Gennadi Nedvigin | Artistic Director

September 28, 2017

Press Alert: Nadia Mara Interviewed by Huffington Post

In this interview with Huffington Post contributor Vanessa Alama (a former Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education student), Nadia talks about leaving home at 17 to pursue her dream of a professional dance career in the United States.

"Atlanta Ballet company dancer, Nadia Mara, has shared her talents across various communities for over a decade. The Montevideo (Uruguay) native made the courageous decision to leave home at just 17 years old in pursuit of her dreams. While the pathway to a professional dance career was not easy, Mara has been awarded the Elena Smirnova Gold Medal by the National Ballet of Uruguay, a scholarship to dance with the North Carolina Dance Theater, Mundo Hispanico’s 2016 Outstanding People of the Year Award, and an opportunity to work with renowned animation director, Ted Ty!" - Vanessa Alamao, Huffington Post


Click here to read the full interview, "Leaping Over Borders: Nadia Mara Risks Everything in Pursuit of a Dream."

Press Alert: Nadia Mara Interviewed by Huffington Post

Nadia Mara. Photo by Charlie McCullers.