Marena Pérez

BEING A SUCCESSFUL IS NOT ONLY BASED ON TALENT, IT IS HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE, LEARNING, STUDYING SACRIFICE AN MOST OF ALL, LOVE FOR WHAT YOU ARE DOING.

Marena Pérez

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Marena Pérez commenced her training at Ballet de Nana Hudo. She began her professional career in Compañía de Ballet Teatro Municipal of San Juan. In 1998, she became part of Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico, rising to soloist in 2002. In 2005, she joined Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico and was promoted to principal dancer in August of the same year. From 2007 to 2009, Mrs. Pérez was part of Andanza, a contemporary dance company in Puerto Rico. In 2010, she resumed her role as principal dancer of Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico. She is now Principal Dancer and Artistic Director of Mauro Ballet Company. Her repertoire includes the principal roles in many classics such as Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Cinderella, Swan Lake, Coppelia, Esmeralda, and Paquita. Since 2004 to today, Mrs. Pérez was invited to participate in the International Dance Festival in Miami, Festival de ballet de Panamá and EDANCO in Dominican Republic. In 2005, she participated in the Segundo Certamen Interamericano de Danza in Buenos Aires, Argentina, winning two gold medals and one bronze. She has performed as a guest artist with many companies in the US, Haiti Dominican Republic and Cuba. Ms. Pérez is the Owner and Artistic Director of Mauro Ballet Co. and Mauro Youth Ballet Company, the first youth company created in Puerto Rico.