Dandara Veiga

DANDARA VEIGA (Alegrete, RS, Brazil) began her dance training at Social Project Primeiros Passos before receiving a scholarship to her hometown school, Escola de Danca Ballerina. She also studied at Studio Margarita Fernandez in Argentina, Opus Ballet in Italy, Annarella Academia de Ballet e Dança in Portugal, and as a scholarship student at The Ailey School in 2016. From 2017 to 2023, Ms. Veiga danced with Ballet Hispánico. In 2023-2024, she performed with The Metropolitan Opera and projects including Site-Specific Dances, Opus Ballet, Noname, and the Black Iris Project. Ms. Veiga was named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2023. She has worked with artists including Charla Gen, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Noah Gelber, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Eduard Liang, Christopher Huggins, and Ray Mercer. This is her first season with the Company. Instagram: @Iamdandaraveiga

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