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.
Member of the Hungarian State Opera since 1961 Education and training: Bolshoi Ballet, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow – scholarship winner (1967-1968) Hungarian State Ballet Institute (1961) Teachers: Hedvig Hidas, Irén Bartos, Ferenc Nádasi, A. M. Messerer, M. T. Semyonova Competitions: Moscow International Ballet Competition – Diploma (1969) Varna International Ballet Competition – Bronze medal (1966) Artistic career: Hungarian National Ballet (2013-) – guest company répétiteur Hungarian Dance Academy (1996-) – titular professor Hungarian National Ballet (2005) – artistic director Dutch National Ballet, Amsterdam (1972-2005) – soloist, later head ballet master Gärtnerplatztheater, Munich (1970-1972) Ballet Pécs – Imre Eck, Antal Fodor and Sándor Tóth choreographed ballets for her (1965-1968) Guest appearances: Every major city in Europe, and Seattle, Montreal, New York, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Hong Kong Main roles: She made her Moscow debut in 1968 in the title role of Giselle, at the forefront of the company of the Bolshoi Theatre. As a ballerina with the Dutch National Ballet, she danced all of the classical principal roles and most of the 29 Balanchine ballets in the company's repertoire. Over the years, T. van Schayk, H. van Manen and R. van Dantzig all created choreographies for her.