Teresa Saavedra Bordes

Teresa Saavedra Bordes

Teresa is from Gran Canaria in Spain where she trained at the Centro Coreográfico de Danza Trini Borrull, before heading to the Royal Ballet Upper School. She previously worked with Birmingham Royal Ballet on Cinderella. Teresa left Northern Ballet in 2019.

Learn more about Teresa

Where were you born and raised?

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Where did you do your dance training?

Centro Coreografico de Danza Trini Borrull and Royal Ballet School

When did you join Northern Ballet?

I joined the Company in 2011.

What made you want to be a dancer?

I have been dancing since I was very little; it has always been my passion.

What would be your dream role to dance be and why?

I would like to dance Juliet, I like her character.

Who are your artistic influence or heroes?

The family Yanowsky-Robles are my influence, they inspire me with the quality of their work and their devotion to dance.

What are your favourite places in Yorkshire?

I like to walk around and visit new places. I really like York, it’s a lovely place.

Teresa is sponsored by Patricia Swallow.