Born in Belgium (1981), Ralitza Malehounova enjoyed her education at the Royal Balletschool of Antwerp. She danced with the Stuttgart Ballet, Mannheim Ballet and Scapino Ballet.
Through her career she worked closely with several choreographers on new creations as well as a diverse repertoire from classical ballets to contemporary dance by John Cranko, John Neumeier, Marcia Haydée, George Balanchine, Uwe Scholz, Christian Spuck, Douglas Lee, Marco Goecke, Ed Wubbe, Jiri Kylián, Hans Van Manen, Dominique Dumais, Kevin O’Day, Felix Landerer & Georg Reischl.
Later she continued her path as a free-lance dancer, teacher and assistant choreographer.
She started staging Marco Goecke's work for several companies & through the years she worked as a teacher and repetitor at Codarts Rotterdam.
From 2017 until 2021 she was a ballet-master at NDT working closely with Choreographers such as Marco Goecke, Medhi Walerski, Edward Clug, Paul Lightfoot, Jiri Kylián, Sharon Eyal, Marne&Imre Van Opstal, Yoann Bourgeois & Damien Jalet. From summer 2021 Ralitza is freelance again staging and teaching classes and workshops around the world.