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(age recommendation 6+)
Music by Peter I. Tchaikovsky
Christmas comes particularly early to the Staatsballett Berlin: The beloved family classic "The Nutcracker" is scheduled for the beginning of October - and in the form of a new pro-duction. Just as with his "Sleeping Beauty", Duato stays true to the language of classical ballet but not without enhancing it with his own signature style. Let the Christmas celebrations begin!
Choreography and stage direction: Nacho Duato
Stage design and costumes: Jérôme Kaplan
Light design: Brad Fields
Musical Direction: Robert Reimer
Dancing: Solisten und Corps de ballet des Staatsballetts Berlin
Clara: Iana Salenko
The Nutcracker / The Prince: Marian Walter
PRINCIPAL DANCER - born in Kiev, Ukraine.
1995-2000 Pisarev Ballet School, Donetsk
Competitions / Awards
2002 - 1st Prize and "Diaghilew-Price" Serge-Lifar-Competition Kiev
2004 - 1st Prize ÖTR Contest Vienna
2004 - 1st Prize and "Makharova-Price" at the Arabesque-Competition
2004 - 3rd Prize at the International Ballet Competition in Varna
2005 - 1st Prize at the International Ballet Competition in Helsinki
2005 - 1st Prize at the International Ballet Competition in Nagoya
2000 - Soloist Donetsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
2002 - Principal Dancer National Opera House of Ukraine
2005 - Demi-Soloist Staatsballett Berlin
2006 - Soloist Staatsballett Berlin
since 2007 - Principal Dancer Staatsballett Berlin
2006 - Opera na Zamku gala programme
2006 - Theater Arnhem, NL: charity performance at the ARDT foundation
2007 - International Ballet-Star-Gala Taipei
2013 - Royal Ballet London: Kitri in Carlos Acostas "Don Quixote"
Principal Parts:Giselle, Aurora (Sleeping Beauty), Cinderella, Marie (Nutcracker), Kitri (Don Quixote), Julia (Romeo &Julia), Hamsatti (La Bajadere), La Sylphide, Snow White, Gulnare, Medora (Le Corsaire), Olga (Oniegin), Odette/Odile (Swan Lake), Peri/Lila (La Peri), Dorothe (OZ), Esmeralda (La Esmeralda), Herbst ( Maskenball Malakhov), Solveig (Peer Gynt, Spö.), Juliet (Romeo&Juliet Cranko) Solo PartsPesant pas de deux (Giselle), Fee Canari and Princes Florine (Sleeping Beauty), Pas de troie / Tarantella / small Swans / Princes (SwanLake), Vase dance & Grand pas (La Bajadere), Mecedes (Don Quixote), Luise & Solo Marpuise (Nutcracker), Die Puppenfee
Solo Parts:Pesant pas de deux (Giselle), Fee Canari and Princes Florine (Sleeping Beauty), Pas de troie / Tarantella / small Swans / Princes (SwanLake), Vase dance & Grand pas (La Bajadere), Mecedes (Don Quixote), Luise & Solo Marpuise (Nutcracker), Die Puppenfee
Pas de deux´s:Flower Festival (Genzano), La Esmeralda, Le Corsaire, Papuita, Tchaikowsky pas de deux, Le Spectre de la Rose, Diana & Acteon, Flames of Paris, Le Papillon, Copelia, Terantella(Balanchine), Grand pas classique, Spectre de la Rose, Stars and Sripes
Modern & other Parts:Rheintochter (Ring um den Ring), Mädchen (Tschaikowsky), Alice (Alice´s Wonderland), Solo Girl (Ein Lindenentraum), Severance (Savkovic), "Not any more", Elegie ( Raimondo)
Gala´s & Guesting´s:Taipei (Gala of Stars 2007), Arnheim (Benefiz Gala/ Stiftung ARDT), Essen (Sleeping Beauty), Stettin (Gala 2006), Innsbrug (Dance Festival Gala 2007), Berlin (Malakhov & Friends), Swizerland (Minsk-Ballet / Sleeping Beauty). Grand Canaria (Staatsballet & Malakhov Gala), Peking (Gala 2007), Japan (Gift from Malakhov 2008), Tanzstiftung Birgit Keil (Gala 2008 ), Mailand 08/09(Swan Lake, Nutkracker, DonQ), Bilbao ( Lucia Lacara Gala 2009), Singaure (evening with Paloma 2009), Budapest (World Ballet Stars 21st century) Brno (Gala 2009), Wien (Gala´s 2010) Dom.Rep. (Gala 2010) Poland (Gala 2010 in Kielce) Paris ( Galas 2009/11/12) Riga ( Gala 2011) Karlsruhe ( Gala 2011) Luxemborg, Boenes Aires,Italy,USA(Gala´s2011) Bratislava ( Odette/Odile in Swanlake 2011) Bayerisches State Ballet ( Kitri in DonQ 2011) Dortmund (Gala2011)
PRINCIPAL DANCER - born in Suhl, Germany.
1992-2000 Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin
Competitions / Awards
2004 - 1st Prize ÖTR-Dance Contest Vienna
2005 - 3rd Prize International Ballet Competition Helsinki
2005 - 3rd Prize International Ballet Competition Nagoya
2007 - German Dance-Prize "Zukunft"
2000-2002 - Bayerisches Staatsballett Munich
2002 - Ballett der Staatsoper Unter den Linden
2004 - Demi-Soloist Staatsballett Berlin
2005-2010 - Soloist Staatsballett Berlin
2004 - Gala in Nagoya, Japan
2005 - guest performance: Festival "Basel tanzt", Japan
2006 - Opernhaus Stettin Gala Program
2006 - Theater Arnheim /NL: charity performance ARDT
2007 - international Ballet-Star-Gala
Principal Parts:Romeo (Romeo &Julia,Cranko),Prinz Siegfried (SwanLake - chor. Bart), Prinz / Star Dancer (Cinderella), Prinz (Nutcracker), Lenski (Onegin), Walz Boy (Serenade), James(LaSylphide) Prinz Desiree (Sleeping Beauty), Conrad & Ali (Le Corsaire), Achmed (La Peri), Les Sylphide, Phöbus ( La Esmeralda), Peer (Peer Gynt, Spörli.)
Solo Parts:Benno (SwanLake), Golden Idol & solo Fakir (La Bajadere), Pesant pas de deux & Wilfried (Giselle), Blue Bird / Cat & 4 Kavaliere (Sleeping Beauty), Patissier & SnowQueen Begleiter (Nutcracker), Eros (Sylvia), Prinz Joker-jung Man (Tchaikowsky), Feen-Begleiter (Cinderella),3.Satz (Bruch Violin Concerto)
Pas de deux´s:Flower Festival (Genzano), Le Corsaire, Sleeping Beauty, Tschaikowsky pas de deux, Giselle II act, Swan Lake 3. Akt, La Esmeralda, Flames of Paris, Marcitana, Don Quixote, Grand pas classique, Spectre de la Rose, Diana & Akteon, La halte Cavalerie
Modern & other Parts:jung Siegfried & Froh (Ring um den Ring), jung couple (Cinderelle/Neumeier), Sinfonie in D (Kylian), Le Sacre du printemps (Preljocaj), Stamping Ground (Kylian), Gärtner (Le Parc), Matrose (Fancy Free), Severance ShyBoy (The Concert), Bachus (Caravaggio), Elegie & Not any more (Raimondo Rebeck)
Gala´s & Guesting´s:Taipei (Gala of Stars 2007), Arnheim (Benefiz Gala/ Stiftung ARDT), Stettin (Gala 2006), Innsbrug (Dance Festival Gala 2007), Nagoya (Ballet Gala 2004), Berlin (Malakhov & Friends), Grand Canaria ( Staatsballet & Malakhov Gala), Peking (Gala 2007), Japan (07 & 08) Tanzstiftung Birgit Keil (Gala 2008), Bilbao ( Lucia Lacara Gala 2009), Singaure (evening with Paloma 2009), Budapest (World Ballet Stars 21st century) Brno (Gala 2009) Dom.Rep. (Gala 2010 in Santo Domingo) Poland (Gala 2010 in Kielce) Greece ( Gala 2010) China ( Galas 2010in Shanhai, Peking) Riga (Gala2011)Dortmund (Gala2011) Athen-Megaron (Prinz Seigfried in Swan Lake) Paris (Gala2012) Anna Pavlova Gala in London 2012
Rettet das Staatsballett!
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