Jordana Daumec

Jordana Daumec 2013-14 Photo Credits

Jordana Daumec, photo by Sian Richards.

Biography

Jordana Daumec was born in New York City and trained at Studio Maestro in New York City and Canada’s National Ballet School. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as an Apprentice in 2003 and was promoted to Second Soloist in 2010.  

Ms. Daumec’s repertoire includes the role of Gemini and Canary Fairies in The Sleeping Beauty, Italian Princess in Swan Lake, Blossom and Moss in Cinderella and Bee in The Nutcracker as well as roles in Onegin, Giselle, Don Quixote, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, La Sylphide, The Firebird, Madame Butterfly, The Taming of the Shrew, An Italian Straw Hat, The Seagull, Hamlet, Theme and Variations, Symphony in C, Jewels, The Four Temperaments, The Four Seasons, Glass Pieces, Russian Seasons, Pur ti Miro and Emergence. Recently, Ms. Daumec performed the role of Bronislava in the Canadian premiere of Nijinsky by John Neumeier.  

In 2010, Ms. Daumec danced with the company in Marie Chouinard’s 24 Preludes by Chopin at the Cultural Olympiad at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. 

Quotes

Elite Syncopations 
“Jordana Daumec hammed it up with perfect comic timing and exaggerated facial expressions.”
Dance View Times, 2012

The Sleeping Beauty 
“of the retinue of fairies, I particularly admired… Jordana Daumec for her spirited breeziness” 
Dance Europe, 2010

The Nutcracker 
“the nimble Jordana Daumec as the Bee, seemed airy and effortless.”
The National Post, 2011