Ildikó Kaszás


Ildikó Kaszás
ballet dancer, company répétiteur, eternal member
Member of the Hungarian State Opera since 1958

Education and training:
Hungarian State Ballet Institute (1958)
Teachers:
Karola Szalay, Zsuzsa Merényi

Competitions:
Varna International Ballet Competition – third prize (1965)

Guest appearances:
Italy, Spain, Canada, Taiwan, Finland, Austria, Germany, Mexico, South Korea, Japan, London, Hong Kong, Paris

Other professional work:
Started a long collaboration with László Seregi in 1959, functioning as assistant choreographer and ballet master
Taught Seregi's ballets in Germany, Australia, Chile and Switzerland
Assisted with musicals at the Madách Theatre (Cats, The Phantom of the Opera) and at the Operetta Theatre (Crazy for You)
Assisted with film production: The Girl Who Was Danced Into Life (1964)

Awards and recognitions:
Lifetime Achievement Award of the Hungarian Dance Association (2018)
Lajos Gela Commemorative Plaque (2014)
Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera (2002)
Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary (1998)
Artist of Merit (1986)
Order of Labour, silver grade (1981)

Performances

Sylvia
Assistant choreographer
Sylvia
Ballet masters