The Hungarian National Ballet, the 136-year-old official ballet company of the Hungarian State Opera, announces an online audition upon invitation for soloists and corps de ballet with contracts starting from 15 July 2020 or 1 October for soloists, and 15 July 2020 for corps de ballet (depending on the applicants’ work visa requirements). Applications by classically trained, professional male and female ballet dancers are welcome. Outstanding technique and qualities are a must.
Beginning with 1 July, guided tours are available again at the Opera House. English language tours take place daily at 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. Tours in Hungarian are offered at 4:00 p.m. on Thursdays and 2:00 p.m. on Sundays.
Dear Visitors and Customers,
The management of the Hungarian State Opera would like to express their gratitude (also on behalf of the sales team) for the patience and understanding shown by their customers in the past weeks and without whom the institute would have no future. The artists and employees of the Opera are determined to do their best to reward all the love and trust once the epidemic is over.
Ana Ramos Aguayo
Ana Ramos Aguayo earned her degree in set and costume design at the Universidad de Madrid, and works equally in both opera and theatre, as well as participating in photography projects. Since 2006, she has been involved in painting and photography projects as both a designer and photographer. In the sphere of the performing arts, she first worked as a set designer, working on musical theatre pieces in Madrid and Valencia. Her first work in opera was designing the sets for Ignacio Garcia's production of Il trovatore in Seville, which was followed by productions in Pamplona, Malaga and Avila, as well as in other locations. Her first international assignment was designing the costumes for Michał Znaniecki's production of Mefistofele in Split. She first worked at the Hungarian State Opera as the costume designer for Faust.
Education and training: Complutense University of Madrid – Fine Arts BA, Set and Costume Design MA) Art, Opera, Pattern Making, Fabrics, Sociology of Costume, Fashion Design and Professional Make-up courses
Professional work: Faust, director: Michał Znaniecki; Hungarian State Opera, Budapest (2015) La bohème, director: Ignacio García; "International Opera Studio" at the Teatro Jovellanos of Gijón (2015) L’elisir d’amore, director: Ignacio García, set designer: Alejandro Contreras; Palacio de Congresos El Greco of Toledo of Spain (2015) Mefistofele, director: Michał Znaniecki, HNK National Theatre of Croatia in Split (2014) Pinocchio, the musical, director: Gustavo Tambascio; Teatro Circo Price of Madrid (2013) The Maltese Falcon, the musical, Teatro Güiniguada of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (2012) Luisa Fernanda, Spanish zarzuela, director: Ignacio García; Palacio de Congresos of Valencia (2012) Il trovatore, director: Ignacio García; Fibes of Seville