Karina Sarkissova


Karina Sarkissova
Photographer: Tamás Gács
ballet master, choreographer
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

2020. February 8.2020-02-08
The Karamazovs
2020. February 14.2020-02-14
The Karamazovs
2020. February 16.2020-02-16
The Karamazovs
2020. March 14.2020-03-14
Sylvia
2020. March 21.2020-03-21
Sylvia
2020. June 11.2020-06-11
Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs
2020. June 13.2020-06-13
Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs