Dominican Republic

Dance Training

Festival Ballet Providence
Houston Ballet Academy
Houston Ballet II

Year Joined



2021 - Corps de Ballet

Favorite Roles

All roles below are with Houston Ballet Academy and HBII:
Kitri in Ben Stevenson's Don Quixote Pas de Deux
Stanton Welch’s Blue
Principal role in Claudio Muñoz's Raymonda

Favorite Ballets

Stanton Welch’s Sylvia
Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère
Ben Stevenson's Don Quixote


Magnoly Batista joined Houston Ballet as an Apprentice from Houston Ballet Academy in 2020.  She was promoted to a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2021.  Born in the Dominican Republic, Batista began ballet training at 4 years old. She participated in the Youth American Grand Prix in 2014, 2015 and 2016, where she earned a scholarship to join Houston Ballet Academy’s Professional Program. Batista danced with Houston Ballet II, Houston Ballet’s second Company, from 2018-2020.


Rafaela Henrique

Neal Burks