Isadora Valero

Corps de Ballet

Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela

Isadora Valero grew up in Caracas, Venezuela. She began her dance training at the age of eight at Academia de Ballet Clásico Nina Novak. In Venezuela, she was invited to perform as soloist with Ballet Teresa Carreño. In 2006 and 2007, she was a finalist at The USA International Ballet Competition, Youth America Grand Prix, and Korea International Ballet Competition.

In 2008, Isadora was awarded a scholarship to the School of the Hamburg Ballet in Germany, and in 2010, she joined the Hamburg Ballet Company under the direction of John Neumeier.

In 2013, she moved to the UK to work with Northern Ballet under the direction of David Nixon.

In 2015, Isadora became a member of the National Ballet of Portugal and performed principal roles in The Sleeping Beauty, George Balanchine’s Serenade, Fernando Durante’s La Bayadére and Swan Lake, The Rite of Spring by Vaslav Nijinsky, iTMOi by Akram Khan, Short Cut by Hans van Manen, and Eric Volodine’s Don Quixote, among others.

In 2021, during the pandemic, she embarked on a freelance career to work internationally and to build social projects abroad.

Isadora joined Miami City Ballet as a corps de ballet member in 2022.