Lisa Macuja-elizalde

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Birthday
3, 1964
Birthplace
Manila, Philippines
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
3, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
Manila, Philippines

About

Filipina prima ballerina known for her solo work with the Kirov Ballet. She also served as Artistic Director of the Ballet Manila in her native Philippines.

Before Fame

She began dancing at the age of eight and went on to study the Russian Vaganova dance technique with ballerina Tatiana Alexandrovna Udalenkova.

Trivia

In 2007, she began hosting a Manila Broadcasting Company radio show called Art 2 Art.

Family Life

She was born in Manila, Philippines to Susan Pacheco and Cesar Macuja. She grew up with three siblings, two of whom also pursued careers in the arts.

Associated With

She and fellow prima ballerina Anastasia Volochkova both performed with renowned Russian ballet companies the Kirov Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet, respectively.