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Annia Hidalgo began her training in the province of Holguín and continued at the Cuban National Ballet School in Havana under Professor Ramona de Saa. In 2004, she was awarded the Gold Medal in the International Ballet Competition. That same year, she joined The Cuban National Ballet as a soloist, under Alicia Alonso. Her repertoire
includes soloist and principal roles in La Fille Mal Gardée, Coppélia, Giselle, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Paquita, The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty, La Bayadère, Scheherazade and Prince Igor. Hidalgo has performed as a principal with Media City Ballet and a soloist at Los Angeles Ballet.
Since joining Milwaukee Ballet, she has danced as Alice in Septime Webre’s ALICE (in wonderland) and featured roles Michael Pink’s ballets, including Musetta in La Bohème, Odile in Swan Lake, Lucy in Dracula, Snow White in Mirror Mirror, Belle in Beauty and the Beast and the title roles in Giselle and Cinderella. She also appeared in the winning pieces from Genesis 2013 (Gabrielle Lamb’s Manifold) and 2015 (Garrett Smith’s Mortal Form).
Hidalgo has danced as a guest artist with Rockford Dance Company and was proud to appear in the premiere performance of Refuge Foundation for the Arts. She enjoys sharing her knowledge of classical ballet as a teacher in various summer programs around the country.