CV
Ballet

Elena Karpuhina

Second Soloist

Nationality

Belgian

Education

University for Music and Theater Munich/Germany,
Municipal Ballet School Danzig/Poland

Awards

Semi-Finalist Prix de Lausanne (2007),
Finalist, awarded »Sylvia Co-Award« (Promising young dancer) International Competition in Varna (2006),
2. Place Eurovision Young Dancer’s Competition (2005),
3. Place International Ballet Competition in Brno (2003)

Acting jobs

Semperoper Ballett (since 2015, since 2016 Coryphée, since 2018 Second Soloist),
Bavarian State Ballet/Germany,
Ballett Classique Munich/Germany

Elena Karpuhina

Works

Titania, Pease blossom, »The Dream« (F. Ashton); Shade Pas de Trois, »La Bayadère« (A. S. Watkin); Fairy of Beauty, Princess Florine, »The Sleeping Beauty«, Little Swans, Russian Princess, Pas de Sept Princess, »Swan Lake«, »Don Quixote« (A. S. Watkin); Marie, »The Nutcracker (A. S. Watkin & J. Beechey); Cigarreras, »Carmen« (J. Inger); »Manon« (K. MacMillan); Second Soloist in »Theme and Variations«, »The Four Temperaments« (G. Balanchine); »Artifact Suite«, »Impressing the Czar« (W. Forsythe); Grey Girl »Les Biches« (B. Nijinska); French Ballerina »Série Noire«, Odile »Once Upon An Ever After (T. Kohler); Raymonda, Swan Lake (R. Barra); Olympia »The Lady of the Camellias«, A Cinderella Story, The Nutcracker, Illusions – like ›Swan Lake‹ (J. Neumeier); The Sleeping Beauty (I. Liska); La Bayadere (P. Bart); Olga »Onegin«, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet (J.Cranko); Viola concert (M. Schläpfer); Der Sturm (J. Mannes); Migrant Birds (J. Kyliàn); Brahms/Schöneberg Concert (G. Balanchine); Artifact (W. Forsythe); Clara »The Nutcracker« (M. Petipa/R. Kovac-Pop)

Professor for Classical Ballet at University of Music and Theater Munich, Academy of Ballet (2013–2015)
Teacher at Munich International Ballet School (2012–2015)
Teacher at Ballet School Vilsbiburg (2012–2013)