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Maria Trabalon – Spania – foto credit: TBS, fotograf: Ovidiu Matiu

Introducing Maria Trabalon 

Born in Barcelona, Spain, Maria grew up with the dream of becoming a ballerina since she was just a little girl.


She started her professional ballet training at the age of 10 in the School Oriol Martorell in order to prepare herself for the Conservatori de l’Institut del Teatre de Barcelona, were she trained during five years while following her academic studies. At the age of 17, she joined the preprofessional training at the English National Ballet School in London, where during three years she kept working on her ballet and contemporary technique as well of getting Character dances, pas de deux and Benesh notation competences among others. During the second year in ENBS she got the chance to have a taste of what is like to work as a professional ballet dancer performing and touring with “My First Ballet Cinderella”. After finishing her training, she joined the Czech National Ballet in Prague, where she got her first experiences on stage dancing in ballets as “La Bayadere”, “La Fille Mal Gardée”, “Nutcracker”, “Serenade” by Balanchine or “Swan Lake” by John Cranko. After this first season, she had the chance to work with Ballet Nice Mediteranée in their “Don Quixot” production, and later that year she joined the Ballet Opera Wrocławski, in Poland, where she stayed for two years. There she had the chance to gain experience in ballets such as “Romeo and Juliet”, “Anna Karenina”, “Carnival of the Animals” or “Giselle”. In 2021, Maria is joining Sibiu Ballet, where she is looking forward to keep developing her artistic career, excited to finally being back to stage after the hard Pandemic time. 


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Maria is a music enthusiast, having played the piano for ten years and received singing lessons. Surround by a family of artists, she loves illustrating and painting in her free time. Over all the things, she adores sharing great food and a cup of coffee (or a glass of wine) with friends, and getting to know about new cultures and interests.