Karina Sarkissova


Karina Sarkissova
Photographer: Tamás Gács
female principal
Member of the the Hungarian State Opera since 2013

Education and training:
Austrian Ballet Academy, St. Pölten (1996-2000)
The Bolshoi Ballet Academy (1992-1996)
Moscow State Ballet School named after L. M. Lavrovsky (1990-1992)
Private Ballet School of Moscow (1988-1990)
Teachers:
Mikhail Lavrovsky

Competitions:
2nd St. Pölten International Ballet Competition – 1st prize (2000)
Prix de Lausanne – 1st Prize (1999)
Austrian Open Ballet Competition – 1st prize (1998)
Rieti Danza Ballet Competition, classical and modern dance categories – 1st prizes (1998)
St. Pölten International Ballet Competition – 1st prize (1998)
Fouette Artek Ballet Competition, Yalta (1998)

Awards and recognitions:
“Young Star of Austria” – Medal awarded by the Mayor of St. Pölten (1999)

Principal roles:
Seregi/Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet – Mab
Eagling/Solymosi/Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker – Arabian dance
Petipa/Harangozó Jr./Pongor/Fajth/Minkus: Don Quixote – Kitri
Lander/Czerny: Études
Malakhov/Minkus: La Bayadère – Gamzatti
Hynd/Lehár: The Merry Widow – Valencienne
MacMillan/Liszt: Mayerling – Mitzi, Countess Marie Larisch
Zanella/Khachaturian: Spartacus – Phrigia
Harangozó/J. Strauss: Promenade Music – Primadonna
Petipa/Minkus: Paquita – Solo
Balanchine/Stravinsky: Apollo – Calliope
Kylián/Mozart: Petite Mort
Lukács/Glass: Whirling – Solo
Lukács/Nyman: Connection
Elo/Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream – Hermia
Pártay/Liszt/Wagner/Berlioz: The Golden Brush – Ewyly
Harangozó Jr./Kocsák: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves – Stepmother

Choreographic activities:
Je ne regrette rien, for the ORF television channel (2011)
Verdi: Rigoletto, Wiener Festwochen, directed by Luc Bondy (2010)
Kottan ermittelt - Rien ne va plus, served as choreographer and dancer in film (2010)
Iguazu, music: Santaolala (2009)
Bizet: Carmen, Wiener Staatsoper, choreography and pas de deux, directed by Franco Zeffirelli (2009)
Confession, music: Noskov (2006)
This Moment, music: Nyman (2006)
Sisters, music: Vivaldi (2005)
Libertango, music: Piazzolla (2004)

Other professional activities:
Jury member of ORF TV's Dancing Stars programme (2011)
Jury member of ORF TV's The Big Chance programme (2011)
New Year's Concerts (2004-2010)
The Wiener Staatsopera's opening festivities (2000-2010)

Performances

2018. September 12.2018-09-12
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2018. September 13.2018-09-13
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2018. September 14.2018-09-14
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2018. September 15.2018-09-15
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2018. September 15.2018-09-15
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2018. September 23.2018-09-23
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. September 30.2018-09-30
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 1.2018-10-01
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 7.2018-10-07
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 12.2018-10-12
Triple Dance
2018. October 14.2018-10-14
Triple Dance
2018. November 9.2018-11-09
New York Tour - Don Quixote
2018. November 11.2018-11-11
New York Tour - LOL
2018. November 17.2018-11-17
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. November 18.2018-11-18
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. December 14.2018-12-14
The Nutcracker
2018. December 14.2018-12-14
The Nutcracker
2018. December 15.2018-12-15
The Nutcracker
2018. December 16.2018-12-16
The Nutcracker
2018. December 18.2018-12-18
The Nutcracker
2018. December 19.2018-12-19
The Nutcracker
2018. December 20.2018-12-20
The Nutcracker
2018. December 21.2018-12-21
The Nutcracker
2018. December 22.2018-12-22
The Nutcracker
2018. December 24.2018-12-24
The Nutcracker
2018. December 26.2018-12-26
The Nutcracker
2018. December 27.2018-12-27
The Nutcracker
2018. December 28.2018-12-28
The Nutcracker
2018. December 29.2018-12-29
The Nutcracker
2018. December 29.2018-12-29
The Nutcracker
2018. December 30.2018-12-30
The Nutcracker
2018. December 31.2018-12-31
The Nutcracker
2019. February 25.2019-02-25
Threestyle
2019. February 28.2019-02-28
Threestyle
2019. April 7.2019-04-07
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2019. April 13.2019-04-13
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2019. April 13.2019-04-13
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2019. May 9.2019-05-09
Sylvia
2019. May 11.2019-05-11
Sylvia
2019. June 6.2019-06-06
Snow White and The 7 Dwarfs
2019. June 8.2019-06-08
Snow White and The 7 Dwarfs
2019. June 9.2019-06-09
Snow White and The 7 Dwarfs