Company Dancers

Lana Abad

Hometown: Chula Vista, CA

Member of CVB Since: 2017

 

Lana received her ballet training from Premiere School of Dance in the United Kingdom for 6 years, under the Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus.  In 2014, she came in 2nd place and 3rd place at the Welwyn Festival of Dance and Chesham Arts Festival, respectively

She competed a solo in the US Prix de Ballet in 2018, where she was awarded a scholarship by Ms. Inessa Plekhanova for the RUBY International Summer Intensive Program at Radford University, VA which she will be attending in the Summer of 2019. 

Notable roles include Fritz in The Nutcracker and Dwarf in Snow White.  She has attended summer programs with Ms. Victoria Schneider.

Katalina Luna

Hometown: Chula Vista, CA

Member of CVB Since: 2018


Katalina has attended several summer intensives with Ms. Victoria Schneider.  She has had the opportunity to work with Ms. Inessa Plekhanova and Shannon Parsley learning excerpts from Swan Lake, Bournonville from Mr. Nilas Martins, and Le Corsaire Act 3 from Ms. Ivonne Lemus-Mendez.

Notable Roles include Lead Spanish, Lead Russian and Columbine in the Nutcracker, Dwarf in Snow White, Evil Stepsister in The Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella in the Ballet Repertoire's Cinderella.

Gabrielle Meng

Hometown: Chula Vista, CA

Member of CVB Since: 2018


Gabrielle has attended summer intensives with Ms. Victoria Schneider (2015-2016), Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School (2017), and a summer intensive led by Ms. Yuko Katsumi (2018).  She will be attending Boston Ballet Summer Intensive this year.  She has also competed a solo at the US Prix de Ballet in 2018.

Notable Roles include Lead Spanish, Columbine, and Marzipan Pas de Trois in the Nutcracker and the Generosity Fairy and Cinderella's Stepsister in The Sleeping Beauty.

Roslynn-Mei Sapienza

Hometown: Chula Vista, CA

Member of CVB Since: 2015

 

Notable roles include Breadcrumb Fairy and Precious Jewel in Sleeping Beauty, Cygnet from Swan Lake, and Lead Arabian and Lead Chinese in the Nutcracker. She has attended summer programs with Ms. Victoria Schneider.

 

Ashlie Noelle G. Valerio

Hometown: Chula Vista, CA

Member of CVB Since: 2017


Ashlie has attended several summer intensives with Ms. Victoria Schneider.

 

Notable Roles include Lead Bonbon, Harlequin Doll, and Lead Butterfly in the Nutcracker and Dwarf in Snow White