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Víctor Ullate

  • Víctor Ullate © Alberto di Lolli / EL MUNDO

    Víctor Ullate © Alberto di Lolli / EL MUNDO






Date of birth

May 9, 1947

"Dancer and choreographer. His experience has made him a maestro of great artists."

Victor Ullate he was born in Zaragoza in 1947. He was a disciple of Maurice Béjart, for whose company he interpreted numerous roles over 14 years. Over his long career he has become a maestro for dance figures such as Tamara Rojo, Ruth Maroto, Ana Noya, Lucía Lacarra and Ángel Corella. He danced the principal roles in classical repertoire, including the Bluebird in Sleeping Beauty with choreography by Rudolf Nureyev. In 1979 he was commissioned with Carmen Roche to create and direct the National Classical Ballet, now the National Dance Company, where he remained until 1983.


National Dance Award (1989)
Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts (1996)
Madrid Region Culture Award (2003)
Max Award for Best Performance (2007)

Essential works

  • «Beethoven» © EFE


    A programme presented by the Region of Madrid Ballet directed by the prestigious dancer and choreographer Víctor Ullate.

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  • Don Quixote. Ballet of the Autonomous Region of Madrid © EFE

    Don Quijote

    One of the classic ballets in the traditional Western musical repertoire, which here appears in a version by the Víctor Ullate Ballet Company of the Region of Madrid.

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    El Amor Brujo

    The world of composer Manuel de Falla and his famous ballet staged by the Víctor Ullate Ballet - Comunidad de Madrid.

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    El Madrid de Chueca

    The National Classical Ballet paid homage to zarzuela and the género chico operetta in this staging with one of its most important composers, Federico Chueca.

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  • 'The south' © EFE

    El sur

    The dancer and choreographer Víctor Ullate gives his view of Andalusia and flamenco in this production premiered in the city of Zaragoza in 2005.

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