Andreea Olteanu. Photo by Karolina Kuras.
Andreea Olteanu was born in Bucharest, Romania and trained at The Ballet School of Romania (formerly George Enescu), Canada’s National Ballet School, Quinte Ballet School in Belleville, Ontario and the Summer Professional Dance Program at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 1998 and became a member of the Corps de Ballet in 1999.
Ms. Olteanu’s repertoire includes Hungarian Princess in Swan Lake and Sheep and Baba in The Nutcracker, as well as roles in Romeo and Juliet, The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Giselle, Onegin, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Les Sylphides, The Winter’s Tale, Nijinsky, The Taming of the Shrew, La Sylphide, Le Petit Prince, Jewels, Etudes, The Firebird, An Italian Straw Hat, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Seagull, Manon, Madame Butterfly, The Contract (Pied Piper), Serenade, The Four Temperaments, Theme and Variations, Symphony in C, La Bayadère, The Second Detail, The Four Seasons, Glass Pieces, West Side Story Suite, Symphony #9, Désir, 24 Preludes by Chopin, Carousel (A Dance), Emergence, Cacti and Rooster.
Ms. Olteanu’s film work includes the CBC Television production of Canada: A People’s History, Episode 8 and Bravo! TV’s The Firebird.
Andreea Olteanu is sponsored through Dancers First by Devida & Derek Smith.
Born: Bucharest, Romania
Trained: The Ballet School of Romania (formerly George Enescu), Quinte Ballet School in Belleville, Ontario and Canada’s National Ballet School
Corps de Ballet since: 1999
24 Preludes by Chopin
“Corps de Ballet member Andreea Olteanu, with head thrashing and swinging arms, exudes a rock star quality.”
“Andreea Olteanu is a flirtatious sheep with her flock of lambs, pursued by Robert Stephen as a lascivious fox.”
— Toronto Star