Jordana Daumec

First Soloist

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Biography

Jordana Daumec was born in New York City, New York and trained at Studio Maestro in New York City, New York and Canada’s National Ballet School. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 2003 and was promoted to First Soloist in 2015.

“[Daumec] has always been one of the company's superb technicians and she demonstrates her skills wonderfully well in the Bohemia scene.”
PaulaCitron.ca

Recently, Ms. Daumec made her debut as Spring in The Four Seasons. She has danced such roles as Lescaut’s Mistress in Manon, Princess Florine in The Sleeping Beauty, Italian Princess in Swan Lake, Bronislava in Nijinsky, Blossom and Moss in Cinderella, Bee in The Nutcracker, the Female Lead in Symphony #9 and L’Allumeuse in the world premiere of Le Petit Prince. Ms. Daumec has also danced the role of Young Shepherdess in The Winter’s Tale in such ballets as Romeo and Juliet, La Sylphide, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Pinocchio, A Streetcar Named Desire, Don Quixote, Madame Butterfly, The Taming of the Shrew, An Italian Straw Hat, Onegin, Giselle, The Seagull, Theme and Variations, Symphony in C, Jewels, The Four Temperaments, The Second Detail, Allegro Brillante, The Concert Glass Pieces, Russian Seasons, Emergence and Cacti.

Quick Facts

Born: New York City, New York
Trained: Studio Maestro in New York City, New York and Canada’s National Ballet School
Joined: 2003
First Soloist since: 2015

Quotes

Swan Lake
“First soloist Jordana Daumec is always a generous performer, so naturally charismatic that even the small parts she plays come charged with exuberance. Her Wench was excellent, the complex, turned-in sequences buoyed by her playfulness and musicality.”
— The Globe and Mail

 

The Sleeping Beauty
“Jordana Daumec delivered a knockout performance as Princess Florine.”
— National Post


Manon
“Jordana Daumec as Lescaut’s Mistress... is pure sauce; ever the vixen” 

— Fjord Review