Iris Kourdoumpa


Rosenthal Ballett Teammitglied Michael Foster

Born in Greece, she studied classical ballet and ballet pedagogy at the Superior Professional Dance Academy of the former ballerina of the Greek National Opera Anna Petrova. She also attended summer courses at the Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest and master classes in Prague.

Since 2006 she has worked as a ballet teacher in numerous Greek ballet schools and has danced some of the most important roles of the classical repertoire, including Myrtha the Queen of Willis (Gisele), Gamzatti, Soloist -Kingdom of Shadows ( La Bajadere), Pas des Trois, Bride (Swan Lake), Fairy Lilac (Sleeping Beauty), Serenade (G. Balanchine).
She also celebrated successes in dance competitions:

In 2016 she won 2nd place in Ballet and Contemporary Dance at the national competition “Dance Arts Competition” in Athens. In the 2018/2019 season she was engaged as a soloist at the Landestheater Detmold and danced in productions by Richard Lowe.
About dancing, she says that if she were alive again, she would have the same dream. As a teacher, she hopes to impart to her students not only her knowledge, but also her love of dance, all its benefits, advantages and magic.