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Raphaël Coumes-Marquet


BornBesançon, France
TrainingÉcole de Danse de l’Opéra de Paris, France 
Awards»Outstanding Partnership« with Esteban Berlanga (Critics’ Choice) in »Faun(e)« (D. Dawson); Dance Magazine (2009)
»Best Young Dancer« Dance Magazine (1995)
EngagementsSemperoper Ballett (since 2006)
Het Nationale Ballet Amsterdam (since 1998 Coryphée, Grand Sujet 2000, Soloist 2002)
Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, Soloist
Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper
RepertoirePrince Siegfried »Swan Lake« (R. van Dantzig and A.S. Watkin after M.Petipa); Albrecht, »Giselle«; Prince Florimund »The Sleeping Beauty« (P. Wright; A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa); Prince, Nutcracker, Drosselmeier »The Nutcracker« (W. Eagling and T. van Shayk; J. Neumeier); James »La Sylphide« (A. Bournonville); Onegin »Onegin«, The Taming of The Shrew (J. Cranko); Theseus, Oberon »A Midsummer Night’s Dream«, The King »Illusions like 'Swan Lake'« (J. Neumeier); Poet »Chopiniana«, Les Sylphides (M. Fokine); Paquita (M. Patipa); Soloist »Diamonds«, Apollo, Who Cares?, The Four Temperaments, Serenade, Agon, Symphony in C, Violin Concerto, La Valse (G. Balanchine); The Magic Flute (W. Eagling); Four Last Songs (R. van Dantzig); Duende (N. Duato); Return To A Strange Land, Petite Mort (J. Kylián); Trois Gnoissiennes, Black Cake, Four Schumann Pieces, Three Pieces for Het (H. van Manen); Do Not Go Gentle (K. Pastor); Slow, Heavy and Blue (C. Carlson); Four Sections (T. Brandsen); In the Middle Somewhat Elevated, Vile Parody of Address, Artifact, The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Approximate Sonata, The Second Detail, Enemy in the Figure, Steptext (W. Forsythe); Symphony N° 2 (U. Scholz); Continum (Ch. Wheeldon); Voluntaries (G. Tetley); Empty House, Walking Mad (J. Inger); Reverence, The World According To Us (D. Dawson); Self Portrait (F. Chirpaz and K. Cere)
CreationsLes Sylphides (M.Fokine); Psychic Whack, A Million Kisses To My Skin, 00:00, Morning Ground, The Grey Area, The Gentle Chapters, Das Verschwundene | The Disappeared, On the Nature of Daylight, Faun(e) (D. Dawson); In Light and Shadow, Kurt Weill (K. Pastor); Carmen (T. Brandsen); Romeo and Juliet, Dove la Luna, Vers Un Pays Sage, Home Sweet Home (J. C. Maillot); further creations by K. Armitage, L. Hoche and R. Zanella
OtherDanced at various international Ballet Galas and Festivals in the USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Spain, England, France, Norway, Russia and Lithuania                                                                                                    Created the ballet choreographies for the SemperOpernball Dresden (2009; 2010; 2011; 2012; 2013)                                                                                      Guested with English National Ballet for Diaghilev celebration in 2009 and 2010 in London, Barcelona, Moscow and Houston with »Faun(e)« (D. Dawson)            Guested with National Ballet of Croatia in 2011 with »The lady and the Camellias« (D. Deane)                                                                                           Guested with Ballett im Revier in Gelsenkirchen for their program »Erster Gang« Season 2012 - 2013
Film Productions»The Grey Area in Creation« (D. Dawson); Documentary; Het Nationale Ballet Amsterdam/ The Netherlands (2004)
»The Sleeping Beauty« (P. Wright); Het Nationale Ballet, Amsterdam; Opus Art (2004)
»Giselle« (D. Dawson); Fritten Film (2008)                                                            Short-film project »Verhörraum« (J. Mäsel)



01 Apr 2015 07:00 pm
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05 Apr 2015 02:00 pm

Der Nussknacker

23 Dec 2014 02:00 pm
25 Dec 2014 02:00 pm
26 Dec 2014 02:00 pm
26 Dec 2014 06:00 pm

Legenden – Hommage an Richard Strauss

08 Nov 2014 07:00 pm
12 Nov 2014 07:00 pm

Nordic Lights

12 Jun 2015 07:00 pm
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19 Jun 2015 07:00 pm
03 Jul 2015 07:00 pm
07 Jul 2015 08:00 pm

Gastspiel des Semperoper Ballett in St. Pölten

19 Oct 2014 06:00 pm

Gastspiel des Semperoper Ballett in Barcelona

20 Feb 2015 12:00 am
21 Feb 2015 12:00 am

Gastspiel des Semperoper Ballett in Paris

28 Oct 2014 08:30 pm
29 Oct 2014 08:30 pm
30 Oct 2014 08:30 pm


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Raphaël Coumes-Marquet|The Vertiginous Thrill of Exacti|© Costin Radu