Pedro Lapetra Miñana
In 2003 he joined English National Ballet where he danced for 19 years and performed principal and soloist roles such as, Mercutio in Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet, Bluebird in Macmillan’s Sleeping Beauty,
Peasant Pas de Deux in Skeaping’s Giselle, Russian and Spanish Dance in Eagling’s Nutcracker, White Rabbit in Dean’s Alice in Wonderland, Ali in Le Corsaire Pas de Deux, Neapolitan Dance (Ashton) in
Dean’s Swan Lake, Beggar Chief in Macmillan’s Manon, Solo Man in Pina Bauch’s Le Sacre du Printemps. He has also worked with major choreographers like John Neumeire, Russell Maliphant, Akram
Khan, Christopher Wheeldon and Tamara Rojo and performed at prestigious world stages such as Palais Garnier (Paris), Bolshoi Theatre (Moscow), Tokyo’s Bunka Kaikan, Odeon of Herodes Atticus (Athens).
Pedro appeared in several International Ballet Galas where he performed Don Quixote Pas de Deux, Flower Festival in Genzano, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Flames of Paris, Le Corsaire Pas de Deux,
Coppelia Pas de Deux, Satanella Pas de Deux, Pas de Esclave from Le Corsaire, Diana & Acteon Pas de Deux, La Sylphide Act II Pas de Deux.
Mr Lapetra Minãna graduated from the Royal Ballet with a Teaching Diploma in 2018 and has been a guest teacher with many establishments including English National Ballet, Royal Swedish Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet II, Rambert School of Dance, English National Ballet School, Escuela de Francisca Tomas (Palma de Mallorca).
Most recently he was Assistant of Choreography for Tamara Rojo’s Cinderella at the Royal Swedish Ballet.
Born in Zaragoza (Spain) Pedro Lapetra Miñana began his training at Escuela Municipal de Danza in Zaragoza under the direction of Cristina Miñana. From 1997 to 2001, he enriched his training at Bartholin International Ballet Seminar in Copenhagen (Denmark) where he was awarded a scholarship to study Bournonville technique and work with Master teachers including Vivi Flindt, Johnny Eliasen, Robert Denvers, Laura Alonso,
Lloyd Riggins, Nicolaj Hubbe, David Howard.
In 2001 Pedro joined the European Ballet as a Principal dancer to perform Franz in Coppelia. He then went on to join the Norwegian National Ballet in 2002 where he performed master pieces by Jiri Kylian, Paul Lightfoot, Michael Pink, and Balanchine.