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Photo: Denise Cerniglia Ballet: Romeo & Juliet, Carolina Ballet Choreography: Robert Weiss

Today’s guest is Lara O’Brien Muñoz  who is a Principal dancer with Carolina Ballet in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Lara began her journey in Ballet in Chicago training with the School of Ballet Chicago. At age 17 she spent two years studying at the School of American Ballet in NYC as well as being chosen as a Dance American National Cultural Exchange scholarship student and was chosen to train at the Royal Danish Ballet for two months.

Photo: Tim Lytvinenko Ballet: Sleeping Beauty, Carabosse, Carolina Ballet Choreographer: Robert Weiss

Photo: Tim Lytvinenko
Ballet: Sleeping Beauty, Carabosse, Carolina Ballet
Choreographer: Robert Weiss

 

In 2001 Lara joined Carolina Ballet as a member of the Corps de Ballet.  In 2011 Lara was promoted to Principal.  Lara has now joined the ranks of Entrepreneurs as she recently opened her own Ballet studio “Tutu School Raleigh” which focuses on teaching children age-appropriate motor skills and the fundamental principles of ballet while exposing them to the world of classical music and enchanting stories of famous ballets.

Photo: Chris Walt Photography Ballet: Les Saltimbanques, Carolina Ballet Choreography: Robert Weiss

Photo: Chris Walt Photography
Ballet: Les Saltimbanques, Carolina Ballet
Choreography: Robert Weiss

 

Photo: Armes Photography Ballet: Rite of Spring, Carolina Ballet Choreographer: Christopher Stowell Dancing with Marcelo Martinez

Photo: Armes Photography
Ballet: Rite of Spring, Carolina Ballet
Choreographer: Christopher Stowell
Dancing with Marcelo Martinez

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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