Ballet

Craig Davidson

Second Soloist
Nationality

Australian

Education

New Zealand School of Dance, New Zealand

Awards

Dance Europe Critics' Choice: Outstanding performance by Male Dancer in »Impressing the Czar« (W. Forsythe) 2009

Acting jobs

Semperoper Ballett (since 2014) Tanz Luzerner Theater, Switzerland Royal Ballet of Flanders, Belgium Finish National Ballet, Finland

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Born
Wodanga, Australia

Training
New Zealand School of Dance, New Zealand

Engagements
Semperoper Ballett (since 2014)
Tanz Luzerner Theater, Switzerland
Royal Ballet of Flanders, Belgium
Finish National Ballet, Finland

Awards
Dance Europe Critics' Choice: Outstanding performance by Male Dancer in »Impressing the Czar« (W. Forsythe) 2009

Repertoire
In The Middle Somewhat Elevated, Impressing the Czar, Artifact, Herman Schmerman, New Sleep (W. Forsythe); Princes, Cats, Blue Bird »The Sleeping Beauty«, Swan Lake (M. Haydee); Romeo and Juliet, Onegin (J. Cranko); Peasant pas de deux »Giselle« (S. Guillem); Raymonda (A.-M. Holmes, K. McKenzie); Magdaveya »La Bayadère« (A.-M. Holmes); Nutcracker (W. Eagling, T. van Schayk); Don Quixote pas de deux Act 3 (Petipa); Theme and Variations (G. Balanchine); Forgotten Land, 27’52 (J. Kylián); Infra (W. McGregor); A Sweet Spell of Oblivion, The Third Light (D. Dawson); Circle of Fifths (C. d’Amboise)

Creations
Princes, Cinderella »The Sleeping Beauty« (S. Celis); Simulations, Fade Outs (J. Godani); 7 Suitors, Telemach »The Return of Ulyesses« (C. Spuck); Violin Concerto, Made Man (N. Fonte); Killer Sweet (J. Elo); Rubicon Play (D. Lee); Amarant (M. Mrozewski); Lacrimosa (A. Lopez Ochoa); MC (C. Soto); If Walls Could Talk (P. Delcroix); Inside (L. Timulak)

Other
Performed at the 2nd International Ballet Gala, Bodrum Turkey, 2003;
Invited to perform »Momentary« (Choreographed by C. Davidson) at the farewell gala of Artistic Director Dinna Bjorn, Finnish National Ballet, 2007;
Selected for Dancelines, the Choreographic Initiative at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden 2013

Repertoire

In The Middle Somewhat Elevated, Impressing the Czar, Artifact, Herman Schmerman, New Sleep (W. Forsythe); Princes, Cats, Blue Bird »The Sleeping Beauty«, Swan Lake (M. Haydee); Romeo and Juliet, Onegin (J. Cranko); Peasant pas de deux »Giselle« (S. Guillem); Raymonda (A.-M. Holmes, K. McKenzie); Magdaveya »La Bayadère« (A.-M. Holmes); Nutcracker (W. Eagling, T. van Schayk); Don Quixote pas de deux Act 3 (Petipa); Theme and Variations (G. Balanchine); Forgotten Land, 27’52 (J. Kylián); Infra (W. McGregor); A Sweet Spell of Oblivion, The Third Light (D. Dawson); Circle of Fifths (C. d’Amboise)

Creations

Princes, Cinderella »The Sleeping Beauty« (S. Celis); Simulations, Fade Outs (J. Godani); 7 Suitors, Telemach »The Return of Ulyesses« (C. Spuck); Violin Concerto, Made Man (N. Fonte); Killer Sweet (J. Elo); Rubicon Play (D. Lee); Amarant (M. Mrozewski); Lacrimosa (A. Lopez Ochoa); MC (C. Soto); If Walls Could Talk (P. Delcroix); Inside (L. Timulak)

Other

Performed at the 2nd International Ballet Gala, Bodrum Turkey, 2003;
Invited to perform »Momentary« (Choreographed by C. Davidson) at the farewell gala of Artistic Director Dinna Bjorn, Finnish National Ballet, 2007;
Selected for Dancelines, the Choreographic Initiative at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden 2013
Craig Davidson
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