Daina Zolty

Corps de Ballet

Daina Zolty

Daina Zolty. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

Quick Facts

Born: Burnaby, British Columbia
Trained: HZ Ballet Classique in Burnaby, British Columbia and Canada’s National Ballet School
Joined: 2018
Corps de Ballet since: 2020

 

Five Things to Know

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  2. Daina was born in Burnaby, British Columbia and completed her dance training in Toronto at Canada’s National Ballet School.
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  5. In 2018, she represented Canada’s National Ballet School in the inaugural Choreographic Project at the Prix de Lausanne.
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  9. She joined the National Ballet as an RBC Apprentice in 2018 and became a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2020, at the onset of the company’s first virtual season.
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  12. Daina’s repertoire includes The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, The Nutcracker and Chaconne.
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  15. In 2020, she performed in Robert Binet’s The Dreamer’s Ever Leave You at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre for a socially distanced performance. The ballet was then filmed by Canadian director Ben Shirinian for the company’s virtual season.

 

 

Awards

The Peter Dwyer Award (2017)