Claudia Monja

JoBurg Ballet- Principal

Ballet de Camagüey

Claudia Monja was born in Havana, Cuba. She performed for the Corps de ballet of the Ballet de Camagüey and the JoBurg Ballet in ‘Giselle’, ‘Swan Lake’, ‘Cinderella’, ‘La Bayadère’, ‘Don Quixote’. She was the Dying Swan as well as soloist in ‘Le Corsaire’, ‘The Nutcracker’, ‘Coppélia’. Together with fellow dancer Keke Chele she choreographed Havana, based on a popular Cuban salsa dance. She toured to Colombia, Italy, Ecuador, China and Botswana Ecuador. Ms Monja won the Madge Cade Award for services to Joburg Ballet.


Preparing for Carmen – The Ballet, featuring Claudia Monja & Leusson Muniz from Lauge Sorensen on Vimeo.


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Dancer Claudia Monja dazzles in Big City, Big Dreams

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