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.
Toer van Schayk
set and costume designer, choreographer
Education: Royal Academy of Art in The Hague – sculpture Ballet studies with Irail Gadeskov, later with Sonia Gaskell
Professional history: Dutch National Ballet – dancer (1955-1959; 1965-1976); resident choreographer (1971-)
Works: As dancer: Monument for a Dead Boy (1965)
As choreographer: 7th Symphony (1987) Onvoltooid Verleden Tijd (1971) As choreographer together with Wayne Eagling: The Magic Flute (1999) Nutcracker and Mouse King (1996)
As designer: Giselle (2009) Cinderella (2003) The Magic Flute (1999) Nutcracker and Mouse King (1996)
Awards and recognitions: Life Time Achievement Award of the Benois de la Danse (2012) The Best Choreographer Award for 7th Symphony, Vereniging van Schouwburgdirecteuren, Nederland (1987) Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau (1979)