Roseta Mauri


Winners and Scholarships VII Roseta Mauri 2015



During a week the Teatre Fortuny was transformed once more into a trampoline for young talents. From 24 registered dancers, 21 participated in the first round, who tried to do their best helped by Arantxa Argüelles and Jone San Martín’s masterful classes. The performance’s progress of the 12 semi-finalists and even more the 9 finalists’ on the stage was admirable. On 12 March, once the final closed to and end the winners were announced. The jury of this edition has been chaired by Brigitte Lefèvre and composed by Henning Albrechtsen, Jone San Martín and Giorgio Mancini.

FIRST PRIZE. 5000€. Generalitat de Catalunya. Orión Picó, 18 years, Catalonia. School: Artemis (Tarragona, Catalonia)

SECOND PRIZE. 2000€. Diputació de Tarragona. Almendra Navarro, 19 years, Mexico. School: Conservatoire de Lyon (France).

THIRD PRIZE. 1000€. Ajuntament de Reus. Rocío Molina, 18 years, Murcia. School: Academia José Antonio Robles (Murcia).

SCHOLARSHIP-PRIZE ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE (SPANISH DELEGATION). Mariona Puente, 15 years, Catalonia. School: Centre de Dansa de Catalunya. (Hospitalet del Llobregat, Catalonia).

SCHOLARSHIP ROYAL DANISH BALLET. Pablo González, 17 años, Murcia. Professional Dance Conservatoire of Murcia.

AUDIENCE PRIZE OF 600 EUROS. Orión Picó, 18 years, Catalonia. School: Artemis (Tarragona, Catalonia)

Scholarship for ENDANZA Valencia 2015 summer course. Orión Picó, 18 years, Catalonia. School: Artemis (Tarragona, Catalonia)

Scholarship for the VI International Dance Campus of Valencia. Almendra Navarro, 19 years, Mexico. School: Conservatoire de Lyon (France).

Scholarship “Corella Dance Academy” in Barcelona. María Aparicio, 17 years, Madrid. School: Conservatorio Profesional de Danza Carmen Amaya (Madrid).

Laura Morera and Federico Bonelli, principals with the Royal Ballet at the Gala



Laura Morera, principal dancer with the Royal Ballet of London is dancing at the Gala with Federico Bonelli, also principal with the British company.

At the 14th March Gala they are performing pas de deux from Rapsody and Manon by Sir Frederic Ashton and Sir Kenneth MacMillan, respectively.

Aleix Mañé and Sara Fernández, dancers with the CND, at the Gala


Aleix Mañé is the first former contestant of the Roseta Mauri International Dance Competion to be invited to dance at the Gala. Aleix is one of the first ediction’s finalists (November 2002) he won a scholarship that allowed him to continue his training in the Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza in Madrid. In 2006 he joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza and in 2013 was promoted to soloist under the direction of José Carlos Martínez, current artistic director of the CND and former étoile with the Paris Opera Ballet.

At the gala Aleix Mañé is dancing with Sara Fernández, a dancer with the CND.

Jón Vallejo and Anna Merkulova at the Gala


Jon Vallejo-Merkurlova - Roseta Mauri

Jón Vallejo and Anna Merkulova, Dresden’s Semperoper Ballet first soloists, are one of the three couples of artists invited to take part at the Gala Roseta Mauri on March 14th in the Theatre Fortuny (Reus).

The Gala Roseta Mauri is dedicated to Spanish artists who have succeeded abroad. The show counts with outstanding artists and offers the opportunity to see great pieces of the classical, neoclassical and contemporary repertoire.