She had her dance training at the school of Victor Ullate in Madrid, before joining his company. In 2001 she became a member of the Koninklijk Ballet van Vlaanderen as corps de ballet. She became half soloist in 2002, soloist in 2003 and she is first dancer of the company since 2006. Her most important parts are Julia in Romeo and Julia (A. Prokovski), Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nut Cracker (A.Prokovski), Myrtha in Giselle (M.Petipa), Gamzatti in La Bayadere (A.M.Holmes), Theme and variations and Divertimento 15 (G. Balanchine) and the parts of Aurora in Sleeping Beauty and Odette/Odille in Swan Lake (both from M. Haydée).
She also worked together with choreographers as William Forsythe for IN THE MIDDLE SOMEWHAT ELEVATED, IMPRESSING THE CZAR, NEW SLEEP, HERMAN SCHMERMAN and ARTIFACT, with Jiri Kylian for FORGOTTEN LAND, with David Dawson for THE GREY AREA and THE THIRD LIGHT, with Nicolo Fonte for LIKE YOU, VIOLIN CONCERTO and CORNERED, with Douglas Lee for RUBICON PLAY, with Matjash Mrozewski for AMARANT, and with many more for several ballets.
She also took part in the gala performances in Spain and USA and danced as a guest with the company of Teresa Nieto in Madrid in 2010.
Recently Altea danced in Balanchine’s Who Cares ?, in Wayne Mc Gregor’s Infra, in If Memory Serves of Ashley Page, in Dream Weaver of Cameron Mc Millan and in Edward Clug’s Les Noces.
In November 2013 she created het first choreography “Contigo” for the yearly performance Coupe Maison of the Kon. Ballet van Vlaanderen.
In 2016 Altea was invited to make world creation at The ballets de Santiago.