Beatriz Kuperus
Photo: Jan Willem Kaldenbach

Beatriz Kuperus

Corps de ballet


Place of Birth: 
Boulder, Colorado

With Dutch National Ballet since: 

Career with Dutch National Ballet: 
Corps de Ballet (2021), Élève (2020), Junior Company 1st year (2019)

Beatriz Kuperus started with jazz when she was 6. At 10, she was casted for the role of young Clara in The Nutcracker of the Boulder Ballet in Colorado (USA), and there she discovered her passion for classical ballet. After five years of Vaganova training with Mme Elizabeth Shipiatsky, she performed the role of Masha in The Russian Nutcracker with Classical Ballet of Colorado.

She won the first price in the Classical Senior Age Division at the YAGP, semi-finals in Denver (2016). She was awarded a scholarship to continue her training at English National Ballet School, where she has had various performance opportunities, including touring England as Odile in the My First Swan Lake production and performing with English National Ballet.


  • 2019: Finalist in the Prix de Lausanne
  • 2016: First prize in the Classical Senior Age Division of the Youth American Grand Prix semi-finals in Denver