Kateryna Floria
Luxembourg Ballet soloist dancer since 2022

Based in Luxembourg.

Kateryna Floria was born in Mariupol, Ukraine and trained as a dancer at the Vadim Pisarev’s ballet school, where she graduated in 2003. She joined the Donbass opera (A.Solovyanenko Donetsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre) same year and was promoted to the rank of principal dancer in 2005). Being very young, Kateryna performed most of leading roles, including Aurora in The Sleeping beauty and double role of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake.

In 2016 Floria joined Mariinsky ballet company (Primorsky brunch ) as a First Soloist. Her repertoire at Mariinsky includes most of title and solo roles in classical ballets as Gamzatti in La Bayadère, Giselle and Myrtha , Aurora, Gulnare , Sugar Plum Fairy, Street Dancer and Queen of Dryads in “Don Quixote” etc. Also her repertoire includes neoclassical works of Fleming Flindt’s Phaedra, the Death in “Le Jeune homme et La Mort”, the Tsar-maiden in Alexei Ratmansky’s “The little Humpbacked Horse”, Carmen , Chloe ; George Balanchine’s ballets “Apollo” and “The Prodigal Son”.

Since 2023 Kateryna joined the team of Luxembourg Ballet and did her debut as a Carmen staged by Volha Kastsel. As a Luxembourg Ballet soloist Floria performed Volha Kastsel’s “Servant of tha Muse” at the Luxembourg Gala des Étoiles 2023 and “Don Juan” pas de deux at Premio Capri Danza International, bringing a special award back to Luxembourg.

As a guest principal dancer Kateryna Floria performs “Swan Lake”, “Nutcracker”, “Sleeping Beauty”, “Giselle” title roles in UK, Switzerland, Austria, Germany.