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.
first ballet master, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, choreographer
Member of the Hungarian State Opera since: 1986 Education and training: Hungarian Dance Academy (1986) Teachers: Zsuzsa Kun, Tamás Koren Awards and recognitions: Hungarian Gold Cross of Merit, civil division (2015) EuroPAS (2005) Award for best choreographer for her work Chapter 2, Saint-Sauveur Dance Festival, Canada (2003) Harangozó Award (2001) Professional history: Principal ballet master of the Hungarian National Ballet (2014-) Guest appearances: Austria, Italy, Germany, Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan Appearances: Kolibri Theatre: Portrayed Josephine Baker (in a singing-dancing-speaking role) in a Gombár–Egerházi stage play Erkel Theatre: Played Ida in J. Strauss's Die Fledermaus Regularly appears at productions of Ballet Pécs as a guest artist Ballet master activities: Eifman/Rachmaninoff/Mussorgsky/Wagner: The Karamazovs –Company répétiteur (2009) András Lukács: Whirling – Répétiteur (2010) Choreographic activities: Also serves as assistant choreographer for Attila Egerházi and as a costume designer Has also presented independent choreographies since 2002 Choreographies: Orpheus in the Underworld (Müpa Budapest, 2015) Carmen (director: Pál Oberfrank) – dance interlude (Hungarian State Opera House, 2014) Tannhäuser, revival (director: Miklós Szinetár) – dance interlude (Hungarian State Opera House, 2013) Ariadne auf Naxos (director: Ferenc Anger) – dance interlude (Hungarian State Opera House, 2013) Mefistofele (director: Balázs Kovalik) – dance interlude (Hungarian State Opera House, 2010) Jekyll and Hyde (musical, music: Frank Wildhorn 2010) Xerxes (director: Balázs Kovalik) – dance interlude (Hungarian State Opera House, 2009) Déja vu (music: Kornél Horváth, 2009) Fifth Season (music: László Dés, 2009) Tannhäuser (director: Miklós Szinetár) – dance interlude (Hungarian State Opera House, 2008) The Jungle Book (musical, music: László Dés, 2008) Eternal Memory (music: Tavener, 2008) Evita (musical, music: Lloyd Webber, 2008) Fragilité (music: Scriabin, 2007) Four Seasons (music: Vivaldi, 2006) Me, Myself and I (music: Tchaikovsky, 2005) Seagull Dance (Trafó House of Contemporary Arts, 2004) Chapter 2 (National Dance Theatre, 2003) Roles: Pártay/Tchaikovsky: Anna Karenina –Tarantella solo Seregi/Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream –Hermina Balanchine/Bizet: Symphony in C major –Soloist for the fourth movement Fodor/Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin –The Girl Harangozó/Farkas: The Sly Students –Rózsika Harangozó/Kocsák: Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs –Monster Vainonen/Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker –Russian Dance Petipa/Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake –Hungarian Dance Seregi/Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet –Tarantella Seregi/Goldmark: The Taming of the Shrew –Servant maid Forsythe/Willems: In The Middle, Somewhat Elevated –Solo girl