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, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, eternal member, master artist
Member of the Hungarian State Opera since 1972 Education and training: Hungarian Dance Academy (1971) Vaganova Academy (Leningrad) Teachers: Marcella Nádasi, Zsuzsa Merényi
Main roles: Asafiev-Vainonen: Flames of Paris / Jeanne Adam-Lavrovsky: Giselle / title role Tchaikovsky-Ivanov-Harangozó: Swan Lake / Odett-Odile Delibes-Seregi: Sylvia / Diana Khachaturian-Seregi: Spartacus / Flavia Delibes-Harangozó: Coppélia / Swanilda Herold-Ashton: La Fille mal gardée / Lise Asafiev-Zakharov: The Fountain of Bakhchisarai / Zarema Fodor-J. S. Bach-Presser: The Rehearsal / Mary Magdalene Vukán-László: Derby / The girl Tchaikovsky-Róna: The Sleeping Beauty / Carabosse Tchaikovsky-Pártay: Anna Karenina / title role Mendelssohn-Seregi: A Midsummer Night's Dream / Titania Imre-Schumann: Woman's Love—Woman's Fate / Woman
Guest appearances: Japan and other East Asian countries (twelve occasions between 1970 and 1981) North America (four occasions), Wiener Staatsoper, permanent special guest (1981-1985) Stockholm, leading soloist (1989-1991) She has danced in numerous major cities in Europe, as well as in Mexico, South Korea, Hong Kong, Canada and Taiwan. Artistic director of the Hungarian National Ballet for some years starting from 1989. In addition to an active dancing career, also functions as a ballet master. Participated as a co-choreographer in staging the Hungarian State Opera's productions of Don Quixote and Swan Lake. Ballet master heading rehearsals for La bayadère (Minkus-Petipa-Mukhamedov) in 2008.
Awards and recognitions: Liszt Award (1978) Artist of Merit (1982) Kossuth Prize (1985) Artist of Excellence (1990) Middle Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary (2001)