Andreea Olteanu

Andreea Olteanu 2013-14 Photo Credits

Andreea Olteanu, photo by Sian Richards.

Biography

Andreea Olteanu was born in Bucharest, Romania and trained at The Ballet School of Romania (formerly George Enescu), Canada’s National Ballet School and the Quinte Ballet School. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 1999.  

Ms. Olteanu’s repertoire includes the role of Hungarian Princess in Swan Lake and Sheep in The Nutcracker. She has also danced in The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Giselle, Onegin, Romeo and Juliet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Taming of the Shrew, Jewels, Etudes, Les Sylphides, Manon, The Firebird, An Italian Straw Hat,The Seagull, Carmen, The Four Seasons, Madame Butterfly,The Four Temperaments, Theme and Variations, Symphony in C, the second detail, The Four Seasons, Glass Pieces, West Side Story Suite and Emergence. Recently, Ms. Olteanu danced in the Canadian premiere of Nijinsky by John Neumeier. 

Ms. Olteanu danced with the company in Marie Chouinard’s 24 Preludes by Chopin at the Cultural Olympiad at for Winter Olympics in Vancouver in 2010. Her film work includes the CBC Television production of Canada: A People’s History, Episode 8 and Bravo! TV’s The Firebird. 

Quotes

24 Preludes by Chopin
“Corps de Ballet member Andreea Olteanu, with head thrashing and swinging arms, exudes a rock star quality”
DanceView, 2010

The Nutcracker
“Andreea Olteanu is a flirtatious sheep with her flock of lambs, pursued by Robert Stephen as a lascivious fox.”
The Toronto Star, 2008