István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
István Simon
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Ballet

István Simon

Principal
Nationality

Hungarian

Education

Hungarian Dance Art Academy, Hungary

Awards

Best Graduation Student of the Year, Hungarian Dance Association (2007), Gold Medal International Ballet Competition Helsinki (2005), Grand Prix Prize VIII. International Competition of HDAA (2005), Finalist Prix de Lausanne (2004), Gold Medal I. International Ballet Competition Brno (2003), Gold Medal III. International Ballet Competition St. Pölten (2002)

Acting jobs

Semperoper Ballett (since 2007 Coryphée, since 2011 Second Soloist, since 2012 First Soloist, since 2013 Principal), Hungarian National Ballet (2013 Principal)

CV

Born
Targu Mures, Romania
Training
Hungarian Dance Art Academy
Awards
Best Graduation Student of the Year, Hungarian Dance Association (2007) 
Gold Medal International Ballet Competition Helsinki (2005) 
Grand Prix Prize VIII. International Competition of HDAA (2005) 
Finalist Prix de Lausanne Concours International pour Jeunes Danseures (2004) 
Gold Medal I. International Ballet Competition Brno (2003)
Gold Medal III. International Ballet Competition St. Pölten (2002)
Engagements
Semperoper Ballett (since 2007 Coryphée, since 2011 Second Soloist, since 2012 First Soloist, since 2013 Principal), Hungarian National Ballet (2013 Principal)

Repertoire

Prince Siegfried, “Swan Lake” (A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa and L. Ivanov); Prince Florimund, “The Sleeping Beauty”, Solor, “La Bayadère” (A. S. Watkin after Petipa); Albrecht, “Giselle” (Lavrovsky), James, “La Sylphide” (A. Bournonville), The Cavalier, “The Nutcracker” (A. S. Watkin/ J. Beechey after M. Petipa); Basil »Don Quixote« (M. Petipa); Romeo, “Romeo & Juliet” (L. Seregis; S. Celis); De Grieux, “Manon” (K. MacMillan); Franz “Coppélia”  (G. Balanchine); Tristan “Tristan+Isolde” (D. Dawson); Lansky, “Onegin”, Lucentio »The Taming Of The Shrew« (J. Cranko); Soloist roles in The World According To Us, On The Nature Of Daylight, The Grey Area, A Million Kisses To My Skin, Reverence (D. Dawson); Apollo, Rubies, Emeralds, Diamonds, Theme and Variations (G. Balanchine); Impressing the Czar,  In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Berio Pas de Deux, New Sleep, Neue Suite, Artifact Suite, The Second Detail, Enemy in the Figure, The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (W. Forsythe); Empty House (J. Inger); Canon in D Major, Le Souffle de l’Esprit, Unerreichbare Orte (J. Bubeníček); Bella Figura, Symphony In D, Petit Mort (J. Kylián); Tempo (R. North); Minus 16 (O. Naharin), She Was Black (M. Ek), Études (Lander), Grand Pas Classique (V. Gsovsky), Duett (W. Eagling), Noces (S. Celis)

Creations

Miguel, “Don Quixote” (A. S. Watkin); Benno, “Swan Lake” (A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa and L. Ivanov); The Nutcracker Prince, “The Nutcracker” (A. S. Watkin/ J. Beechey after Petipa); Crazy Horse Boy “The World According To Us” (D. Dawson); COW (A. Ekman); Self Portrait (F. Chirpaz and K. Cere); Spazio-Tempo (J. Godani); Faun, Inner Voice (J. Bubeníček)

Other

Sonstiges
Bachelor-Abschluss als Klassischer Ballett-Tänzer an der Hungarian Dance Art Academy
Gasttänzer als Erster Solist an der Ungarischen Staatsoper (Romeo „Romeo und Julia“)

Website
www.istvansimon.com
István Simon
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