• 1999 Vita -Lost soul, solo made for Nicolas Le Riche
• 1996 Triangle infernal- Corsica
• 1988 Boromobile, made for the Paris Opera Young
July 2011, Marie-Claude Pietragalla was made an Officer of Arts and Letters.
April 14, 2008, she was named Chevalier of the Legion of Honor.
On November 15, 1997, she was named Chevalier of the Order of Merit.
In 1994, she was named Chevalier of Arts and Letters.
In October 1998, she received the Prix Paul Belmondo.
On April 29, 1998 in Moscow, she received the Prix Benois de la Danse.
In September 1999, Marie-Claude Pietragalla entered in the Larousse French dictionary, 2000 publication.
December 16, 1998, Marie-Claude Pietragalla entered the wax Museum Grévin.
Extracts from Temptation of Eve
Some artists seem to collect all the gifts, and Marie-Claude Pietragalla is certainly one of those: the Paris Opera former dancer performed the greatest contemporary choreographies, she is also a choreographer. With a strong demanding and passionate personality.
Théâtre du corps Pietragalla - Derouault
In 2004, Marie-Claude Pietragalla and Julien Derouault founded their own dance company, the Théâtre du corps, a space of choreographic research on the theater of the body.
Since, Marie- Claude Pietragalla has performed with Théâtre du corps in the most prestigious places : in Paris (Mogador Theatre, Palais des congres, Palais des Sports ), in Venice San Marco Square, the Citadel of Viareggio, Beijing Opera, Belgrade National Theatre , Tokyo, Singapore, Beirut ...
Marie-Claude Pietragalla enters the Paris Opera School in 1973 at the age of 9. In 1979, she is hired in the Corps de Ballet of the Paris Opera. In 1984, she wins first prize at the Concours International de Paris (duo) and she received iIn 1989 the price of A.R.O.P.
On December 22th, 1990, she was made Etoile of the Paris Opera in the ballet Don Quixote (Noureev version), performing the role of Kitri.
She danced the greatest roles of the classical repertoire and worked with the greatest choreographers: Rudolf Nureyev, Maurice Bejart, Jiri Kylian, Roland Petit, Jerome Robbins, Mats Ek, Carolyn Carlson, John Neumeier, Maguy Marin, Martha Graham, Richard Wherlock, Kenneth Mac Millan, Serge Lifan, George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham ...
National Ballet of Marseille
In 1998, she is appointed Artistic and General Director of the Ballet National de Marseille and its school in regard of her qualities as a choreographer and dancer.
In five seasons, she choreographs 9 new works for the Ballet National de Marseille and tours in France and overseas. The company is well known for its extensive repertoire of both classical and contemporary works.
She is in 2000, the first dancer to perform on the legendary stage of the Olympia in Paris with a contemporary work from Carolyn Carlson, Don't Look Back.