Partner der Semperoper - Die Gläserner Manufaktur

Courtney Richardson

First Soloist

BornDetroit, USA

TrainingThe National Ballet School of Canada, Canada

AwardsDance Europe Critics‘ Choice: Outstanding Dancers of the Year (2010)
Dance Europe Critics’ Choice: Bouquets and daggers: Outstanding Female Dancer (2008)
Erik Bruhn Award (2000)
Peter Dwyer Scholarship (1999)

EngagementsSemperoper Ballett (since 2013)
Royal Ballet of Flanders, Belgium (2006-2013)
Ballet British Columbia, Canada (2003-2006)
The National Ballet of Canada (2000-2003)
The Banff Center, Canada (2002)

RepertoireArtifact, Impressing The Czar, New Sleep, Herman Schmerman, New Suite (W. Forsythe); Petite Mort, 27’52”, Forgotten Land, Symphony of Psalms (J. Kylian); Serenade, Terpsichore in »Apollo«, Theme and Variations, Allegro Brillante, Divertimento #15 (G. Balanchine); Like You (N. Fonte); After The Rain (C. Wheldon); Blue & Pink Fairy in »The Sleeping Beauty«, Swan Lake (M. Haydee); Don Quixote (N. Beriozoff after M. Petipa and A. Gorsky); Paquita. La Bayadere (N. Makarova after M. Petipa); The Nutcracker, 15 Heterosexual Duets (J. Kudelka); The Nutcracker (M. Nissinen); Monotones I (F. Asthon); Elite Syncopations, Solitaire (K. MacMillian); Nine Sinatra Songs (T. Tharp); Madame Butterfly (S. Welch); The Merry Widow (R. Hynd); Helena in »Faerie Queen«; Orpheus (J. Alleyne); Company B (P.Taylor); Weight of Absence (D. Dumais); Conversation Piece (M. Godden); Odette/Odile »Swan Lake«, Hamazatti »La Bayadere« (A.Watkins); »Opus 11« (D.Dawson); »Fall Outs« (J.Godani); »Infra« (W.McGregor)

CreationsThe Third Light, A Sweet Spell of Oblivion (D. Dawson); The Return of Ulysees (C. Spuck); Made Man, Cornered (N. Fonte); Lost By Last, Killer Sweet (J. Elo); The Contract, The Firebird (J. Kudelka); Streetcar Named Desire (Stella); Carmina Burana, The Rite Of Spring (J. Alleyne); Swan Lake (M. Haydee); Requiem/911 (B. MacDonald); Covenant (B. Hatcher); Object (G. Stewart); Stillness of an Empty Move (M. de Candia); Insiders (M. Moles); Better Left Unsaid (A. Wright); We, Tender (J. Hernandez)

OtherAs Guest Dancer performed in the »Teatro alla Scala« in Milan, Italy.
Participated in ballet galas in the US and Estonia.



05 Apr 2015 07:00 pm
08 Apr 2015 07:00 pm


26 Jun 2015 07:00 pm
28 Jun 2015 07:00 pm

Der Nussknacker

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

Bella Figura

19 Sep 2014 07:00 pm

Nordic Lights

03 Jul 2015 07:00 pm
07 Jul 2015 08:00 pm

Gastspiel des Semperoper Ballett in Paris

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


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