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.
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)