Eleana Andreoudi

Born in Larissa, Greece, she studied with a three year scholarship at the Niki Kontaxaki Professional Dance School (diploma of dance teacher with honours). She continued her studies with scholarship at the Heinz Bosl Ballet Academy, Munich, while being invited to study at the American Dance Academy, at the Wiener Staatsoper Ballet Academy and at the École Supérieure de Danse de Cannes Rosella Hightower. She is a scholar of the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation. She represented Greece in the 11th Eurovision Young Dancers (Warsaw, 2005) and was ranked among the ten best young dancers of Europe. She has received international first prizes in Grand Prix and honorary awards. In 2012 she became a member of the Greek National Opera Ballet, later a Demi-Soloist (2014), a Soloist (2015) and in 2017 a Principal Dancer. In 2018 she made her debut at the International Festival of Arena di Verona dancing Vladimir Vasiliev’s choreography in Franco Zeffirelli’s Aida.