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Faust - The Ballet

Ballet by Edward Clug
Music by Milko Lazar
After «Faust. A Tragedy» by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Musical director Mikhail Agrest Stage design Marko Japelj Costumes Leo Kulaš Lighting designer Martin Gebhardt Video designer Tieni Burkhalter Dramaturgy Edward Clug und Michael Küster

Duration 2 H. incl. intermission after 1st part after approx. 50 Min. Introduction 45 min before the performance.
Introductory matinee on 22 Apr 2018.

Partner Ballett Zürich      

Past performances

April 2018

Sat

28

Apr
19.00

Faust - The Ballet

Cancelled, Premiere, Premiere subscription A

May 2018

Sun

06

May
14.00

Faust - The Ballet

Cancelled, Premiere subscription B

19.30

Faust - The Ballet

Cancelled, AMAG people's performance subscription

Thu

10

May
20.00

Faust - The Ballet

Cancelled, Thursday subscription B

Sun

13

May
20.00

Faust - The Ballet

Cancelled, Sunday subscription C, Ballet subscription Small

Mon

21

May
14.00

Faust - The Ballet

Cancelled, Choice subscription

Wed

23

May
20.00

Faust - The Ballet

Cancelled, Wednesday subscription B

June 2018

Fri

01

Jun
19.00

Faust - The Ballet

Cancelled, Ballet subscription Big

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Faust - The Ballet

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Faust - The Ballet

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Photo gallery - «Faust - das Ballett»

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Composer Milko Lazar talks about «Faust – The Ballet»

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Faust - The Ballet

Faust - The Ballet

Biographies


Mikhail Agrest,

Mikhail Agrest

Mikhail Agrest stammt aus St. Petersburg. An der Indiana University School in Bloomington absolvierte er ein Violinstudium. Nach St. Petersburg zurückgekehrt, widmete er sich dem Dirigierstudium bei Ilya Musin und Mariss Jansons. Als Dirigent am Mariinsky-Theater erarbeitete er sich über einen Zeitraum von mehr als zehn Jahren ein breites Repertoire in Oper, Ballett und Sinfonik. 2003 debütierte er mit Rimski-Korsakows Legende von der unsichtbaren Stadt Kitesch an der Metropolitan Opera in New York. Weitere Opernprojekte waren Tosca an der Königlichen Oper Stockholm, Don Giovanni an der Opera Australia, Jenůfa an der English National Opera sowie La bohème und Eugen Onegin an der Finnischen Nationaloper in Helsinki. Am Royal Opera House Covent Garden dirigierte er Le Sacre du printemps, Les Noces und Romeo und Julia. Eine enge Zusammenarbeit verbindet ihn mit der Dresdner Semperoper. Hier leitete er Aufführungen von Schwanda, der Dudelsackpfeifer (Weinberger), Moskau, Tscherjomuschki (Schostakowitsch), Ro­meo und Julia und La traviata. An der Scottish National Orchestra dirigierte er Der feurige Engel. Mikhail Agrest trat mit zahlreichen renommierten Orchestern auf der ganzen Welt auf, u.a. mit dem Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, dem Houston Symphony Orchestra, dem Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, dem London Philharmonic Orchestra, dem BBC Symphony Orchestra, dem Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, der Staatskapelle Dresden, der Dresdner Philharmonie, dem Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, dem Seattle Symphonie Orchestra und dem Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Geplant ist das Debüt beim Bruckner-Orchester Linz.



Marko Japelj, Stage design

Marko Japelj

Marko Japelj stammt aus Maribor (Slowe­nien). Er studierte Architektur in Ljubljana. 1986 ent­stand sein erstes Bühnenbild für Hedda Gabler an der Theater­aka­de­mie Ljub­­­ljana. Mittlerweile rea­li­sierte er fast 200 Büh­nen­­bilder für Drama und Mu­sik­the­ater. Viele davon wurden ausgezeichnet. Als Gastpro­fes­sor leitete er drei Semester die Meisterklasse für Film und Bühnengestaltung an der Hochschule für angewandte Kunst in Wien. Er arbeitete mit zahl­­reichen Theatern in Slowenien und Europa, u.a. für die Opernhäuser in Bukarest, Riga, Metz, Bratislava sowie die Wiener Staatsoper, die Nationaltheater in Zagreb, Rijeka und Belgrad, das Nederlands Dans Theater, das Ballet Vlaanderen in Antwerpen, das Aalto Theater Essen und die Theater Augsburg, Dortmund und Wuppertal. Für Edward Clug realisierte er die Bühnenbilder zu Tango, Lacrimas, Radio ­& Ju­liet, Prêt-à-porter, Watching others, The Archi­tecture of Silence, Hill Harper’s Dream, Le Sacre du printemps, Six Antique Epigraphs, Les Noces, Chamber Minds, Peer Gynt, Hora und Proof. Für Filipe Portugal und das Ballett Zürich entstand das Bühnenbild zu disTANZ.

Walking Mad01, 07, 09, 16, 21 May; 01, 02, 05, 13, 16 Jun 2021


Leo Kulaš, Costumes

Leo Kulaš

Leo Kulaš ist Bühnen- und Kostümbildner. Er studierte an der Akademie für Angewandte Kunst in Belgrad. Im ehemaligen Jugoslawien schuf er die Kostüme für über 150 Theater-, Opern- und Bal­lett­­­­­­­­­produktionen. Mit Ro­ber­­­­­­to Ciulli arbeitete er am The­ater an der Ruhr und an Paolo Magellis «Teatro Metastasio della Toscana». Am Slowe­ni­­schen Mladin­sko Theatre und am Slowenischen Na­tionalthe­ater Maribor arbeitete er mit der Kostüm­bild­nerin Svetlana Visintin zusammen. Für La divina com­media am Slowenischen National­theater Ma­ri­bor wurde er mit dem «Maribor Theatre Fes­­ti­val Award» und dem «Prešeren Fund Award» ausgezeichnet, 2008 erhielt er den «Maribor Theatre Fes­ti­val Award» für Das Käthchen von Heilbronn in Ljubljana. Auch ausserhalb Sloweniens hat Leo Kulaš mit namhaften Regisseuren zusammenge­arbeitet. Seine Arbeiten waren u.a. am Theater Dortmund, am Thalia Theater Ham­burg, an der Staatsoper Hannover, an der Oper Sofia, am Landestheater Linz, an der Wiener Staatsoper, an der Lettische Nationaloper in Riga und am Moskauer Bolschoitheater zu sehen. Er schuf die Kostüme für Edward Clugs Ballette Tango, Lacrimas, Radio &Ju­liet, Prêt-à-porter, Watching Others, Sketches und The Architecture of Silence, Hill Har­per’s Dream, Le Sacre du printemps, Six Antique Epigraphs, Les Noces, Chamber Minds und Peer Gynt. Ausserdem ist er als Kostümbild­ner für Film und Fernsehen tätig. Am Theater St. Gallen entwarf er die Kos­tüme für das Musi­cal Flashdance.

Walking Mad01, 07, 09, 16, 21 May; 01, 02, 05, 13, 16 Jun 2021


Martin Gebhardt, Lighting designer

Martin Gebhardt

Martin Gebhardt war Lichtgestalter und Beleuchtungsmeister bei John Neumeiers Hamburg Ballett. Ab 2002 arbeitete er mit Heinz Spoerli und dem Ballett Zürich zusammen. Ballettpro­duk­­­tionen der bei­den Compagnien führten ihn an re­­­­nom­­­mierte Theater in Eu­ro­­pa, Asien und Amerika. Am Opernhaus Zürich schuf er das Lichtdesign für In­szenie­run­gen von Jürgen Flimm, Grischa Asagaroff, Matthias Hartmann, David Pountney, Moshe Leiser/Patrice Caurier, Da­miano Mi­chie­­letto und Achim Freyer. Bei den Salzburger Festspielen kreierte er die Lichtgestaltung für La bohème und eine Neufassung von Spoerlis Der Tod und das Mädchen. Seit der Spielzeit 2012/13 ist Martin Gebhardt Leiter des Beleuchtungswesens am Opernhaus Zürich. Eine enge Zu­sam­men­arbeit verbindet ihn heute mit dem Cho­reo­grafen Christian Spuck (u.a. Win­ter­­reise, Nussknacker und Mause­könig, Messa da Requiem, Anna Karenina, Woy­zeck, Der Sandmann, Leonce und Lena, Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern). In jüngster Zeit war er ausserdem Lichtdesigner für die Choreografen Edward Clug (u.a. Strings, Le Sacre du printemps und Faust in Zürich; Petruschka am Moskauer Bolschoitheater), Alexei Ratmansky, Wayne McGregor, Marco Goecke, und Douglas Lee. Mit Christoph Mar­tha­ler und Anna Viebrock arbeitete er beim Händel-Abend Sale und Rossinis Il viaggio a Reims in Zürich sowie bei Lulu an der Hamburgischen Staatsoper zu­sam­men. 2020 gestaltet er das Licht an der Oper Genf für Les Huguenots in der Regie von Jossi Wieler und Sergio Morabito.

Maria Stuarda27 Sep; 07, 11, 15 Oct 2020 Die Csárdásfürstin25 Sep; 04, 08, 11 Oct 2020 Dornröschen10, 14, 17, 18, 27, 29, 31 Oct; 07, 08 Nov; 18, 20, 26 Dec 2020; 11, 12, 13, 24, 28 Mar 2021 Il viaggio a Reims15, 20, 23, 27, 30 Dec 2020; 01, 03 Jan 2021 Balcão de Amor16, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 30, 31 Jan; 05 Feb 2021 Winterreise13, 19, 20, 21, 28 Feb; 04 Mar; 07, 17 Apr 2021 Orphée et Euridice14, 18, 21, 26, 28 Feb; 05, 14, 19, 23 Mar 2021 Impulse24, 25, 26, 27 Feb; 21 Mar; 09 Apr 2021 Anna Karenina15, 20, 27, 29 Nov; 04, 11, 12 Dec 2020 Walking Mad01, 07, 09, 16, 21 May; 01, 02, 05, 13, 16 Jun 2021


Tieni Burkhalter, Video designer

Tieni Burkhalter

Tieni Burkhalter studierte Bildende Kunst an der Züricher Hochschule der Künste. Seine Arbeiten waren Bestandteil von mehreren Ausstellungen und Videofestivals, u.a. der Videoex in Zürich und der Biennale de l‘image en mouvement in Genf. Daneben war er als freier Mitarbeiter für das Schweizer Fernsehen sowie für verschiedene Filmagenturen als Kameramann und Ausstatter tätig und unterstützt bis heute zahlreiche Zürcher Galerien in Zusammenarbeit mit ihren KünstlerInnen. Seit 2009 ist er als Videooperateur und -produzent tätig. Am Opernhaus Zürich war Tieni Burkhalter Videodesigner für Der fliegende Holländer (Inszenierung: Andreas Homoki) und das Balletts A-Life (Choreografie: Douglas Lee).

Anna Karenina15, 20, 27, 29 Nov; 04, 11, 12 Dec 2020 Die Csárdásfürstin25 Sep; 04, 08, 11 Oct 2020


Jan Casier, Video designer

Jan Casier

Jan Casier was born in Belgium. He studied at the Royal Ballet School in Antwerp. From 2008 to 2012 he was a member of the Royal Ballet of Flanders where he danced in ballets by John Cranko, William Forsythe, David Dawson and Christian Spuck. He appeared in David Dawson's Faun(e) as a guest at the English National Ballet. From 2012 to 2014 he was a member of the Ballett Zürich, where he performed roles in numerous Christian Spuck ballets, including Leonce in Leonce und Lena, Paris in Romeo und Julia and the title role of Woyzeck. He also danced in choreographies by Edward Clug, Sol León/Paul Lightfoot, Marco Goecke and Wayne McGregor. From 2014 to 2016 he was a member of the Semperoper Ballett Dresden. There he performed in choreographies by Aaron Watkins (Prince in The Nutcracker), William Forsythe, Alexei Ratmansky, David Dawson and Alexander Ekman. Jan Casier returned to the Ballett Zürich in 2016. Since his return, he has danced in Forsythe's Quintett, Godani’s rituals from another when and the title role in Edward Clug’s Faust and Marco Goecke’s Nijinski. He also appeared as Drosselmeier in Christian Spuck’s Nussknacker und Mausekönig. In 2019, he was named «Dancer of the Year» by the tanz magazine and was awarded the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich».



Matthew Knight, Video designer

Matthew Knight

Matthew Knight is British. He completed his training at the Elmhurst School and the Royal Ballet School in London. After a season with the Junior Ballett, he joined the Ballett Zürich in the 2013/14 season. He presented Jane Doe and Mocambo as part of the Junge Choreografen series. He has danced in choreographies by Mats Ek (Cavalier in Dornröschen), William Forsythe, Marco Goecke (Moor in Petrushka), Jiří Kylián, Douglas Lee, Sol León/Paul Lightfoot, Hans van Manen, Wayne McGregor, Ohad Naharin, Crystal Pite and Filipe Portugal. He was Leonce in Christian Spuck's Leonce und Lena, Nathanael in Spuck's Der Sandmann and the Clown in Spuck's Nussknacker und Mausekönig. He also appeared as the title roles in Edward Clug's Faust and in Marco Goecke’s Nijinski. In 2016 he was awarded the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich».



William Moore, Video designer

William Moore

William Moore is British and studied at the Royal Ballet School in London. He has won prizes at international ballet competitions. He has belonged to the Stuttgart Ballet since 2005 and was appointed as principal dancer there in 2010. Important roles were Siegfried in Schwanensee, Lensky in Onegin and Lucentio in Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung (all by John Cranko), Armand in Neumeier's Kameliendame, Leonce in Christian Spuck's Leonce und Lena, the title role in Marco Goecke's Orlando, Albrecht in Giselle by Anderson/Savina, Colas in Ashton's La fille mal gardée. In 2012 William Moore was awarded the German Theater Prize Der Faust. Since the 2012/13 season he has been first soloist with the Ballett Zürich. Important roles include Romeo in Spuck's Romeo und Julia, Wronsky in Anna Karenina, the Nutcracker in Spuck's Nussknacker und Mausekönig, Mephisto in Faust by Edward Clug and Petrushka in the choreography by Marco Goecke. He has also appeared in pieces by Wayne McGregor, Sol León/Paul Lightfoot, Douglas Lee and Jiří Kylián. In 2018 he received the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich».



Daniel Mulligan, Video designer

Daniel Mulligan

Daniel Mulligan comes from Great Britain and studied at the Royal Ballet School in London. After two seasons with the Junior Ballett, he joined the Ballett Zürich in the 2009/10 season. He has appeared as a soloist in many of Heinz Spoerli's choreographies. He danced Mercutio/Benvolio in Christian Spuck's Romeo und Julia as well as in ballets by Mats Ek (Dornröschen), Hans van Manen (Solo, Kammerballett), Edward Clug (Chamber Minds, Le Sacre du printemps), Sol León/Paul Lightfoot (Skew-Whiff, Speak for Yourself), William Forsythe (Quintett), Jiří Kylián (Gods and Dogs, Stepping Stones, Sweet Dreams), Ohad Naharin (Minus 16), Marco Goecke (Petruschka), Filipe Portugal (Corpus), Douglas Lee and Crystal Pite. Recent leading roles have included Mephisto in Faust - Das Ballett by Edward Clug, Fritz and the Clown in Christian Spuck's Nussknacker und Mausekönig and Stiva in Spuck's Anna Karenina.



Michelle Willems, Video designer

Michelle Willems

Michelle Willems is French. She studied at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy and at the Atelier Rudra-Béjart in Lausanne. After two seasons with the Junior Ballett, she joined the Ballett Zürich in the 2016/17 season. After solo roles in Giselle and Schwanensee, she danced Kitty in Christian Spuck's Anna Karenina, Marie in Spuck's Nussknacker und Mausekönig and Gretchen in Edward Clug's Faust - Das Ballett. She has also appeared in choreographies by William Forsythe, Jiří Kylián, Marco Goecke, Crystal Pite und Filipe Portugal. She was awarded the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich» in 2018.



Giulia Tonelli, Video designer

Giulia Tonelli

Giulia Tonelli comes from Italy. She graduated from the Balletto di Toscana and the Ballet School of the Vienna State Opera. After her first engagement at the Vienna State Opera, she danced from 2002 to 2010 with the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Antwerp and from 2004 as a demi-soloist. There she danced Giselle (Petipa) as well as solo roles in choreographies of Forsythe, Balanchine, Kylián, Haydée and Spuck. She has been a member of the Ballett Zürich since the 2010/11 season, where she has performed ballets by Spoerli, Goecke, McGregor, Lee, Forsythe, Kylián and Balanchine. She danced Julia in Christian Spuck's Romeo und Julia, Lena in Spuck's Leonce und Lena and Betsy in Anna Karenina. In Alexei Ratmansky's Schwanensee reconstruction she danced in the Pas de trois and she also performed in Forsythe's Quintett and Spuck's Messa da Requiem. Other highlights include Emergence by Crystal Pite and Gretchen in Edward Clug's Faust - Das Ballett. During the «Junge Choreografen» she presented the works Mind Games and Klastos together with Mélissa Ligurgo. In 2013 she was awarded the Giuliana Penzi Prize. In 2017 she received the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich».



Viktorina Kapitonova, Video designer

Viktorina Kapitonova

Viktorina Kapitonova, who is a native of Russia, studied at the Kazan Ballet School and Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre Academy. The winner of both the Young Ballet of Russia competition and the Arabesque contest of 2008, from 2005 onwards she danced at the Jalil Opera House in Kazan, performing solo roles in Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, La Bayadère, Coppélia  and The Nutcracker. She was a member of the Stanislavsky Ballet for the 2008/09 season; and she joined Ballett Zürich in 2010, since when her performances have included Odette/Odile in Heinz Spoerli’s Swan Lake, solos in Spoerli’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Wäre heute morgen und gestern jetzt, ...und mied den Wind  and Goldberg Variations, Rosetta in Christian Spuck’s Leonce and Lena, the nurse in Spuck’s Romeo and Juliet and the leading role in Spuck’s Anna Karenina. She has also been seen in choreographies by Balanchine, Ek, Forsythe, Kylián, Lee, McGregor and Schläpfer. She presented her choreography Two Bodies – One Soul as part of the company’s Young Choreographers programme. As Giselle/Myrtha she was seen in Patrice Bart’s Giselle, alongside Roberto Bolle and Friedemann Vogel. She was also the recipient of the Friends of Ballett Zürich’s Dance Prize for 2015. Last season her roles included Odette/Odile in the reconstruction of Swan Lake by Alexei Ratmansky as well as Olimpia in Christian Spuck’s Der Sandmann.



Anna Khamzina, Video designer

Anna Khamzina

Anna Khamzina comes from Russia and received her dance education at the Natalia Trishina and Yuly Medvedev School of Classic Dance. She was a principal dancer at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theater in Moscow, where she appeared as Giselle, in the title role of John Neumeier's Die kleine Meerjungfrau (for which she was awarded the Golden Mask Theater Prize), as well as in Vladimir Burmeister's Schwanensee and La Esmeralda, Dmitry Bryantsev's Illusive Ball and Pierre Lacotte’s La Sylphide. She has also worked with choreographers such as Jiří Kylián, Jorma Elo and Nacho Duato. From 2013 to 2015 she danced at the Aalto Ballet Theater Essen. There she was seen as the Good Fairy (Cinderella), Titania (Ein Sommernachtstraum) and Giselle (David Dawson). She has been a member of the Ballett Zürich since the 2015/16 season. She has appeared as Odette/Odile in Alexei Ratmansky's Schwanensee reconstruction, as Olympia in Christian Spuck's Der Sandmann, in Forsythe's Quintett and Godani’s rituals from another when, as well as in the title role of Christian Spuck's Anna Karenina.



Elena Vostrotina, Video designer

Elena Vostrotina

Elena Vostrotina comes from St. Petersburg. She received her ballet education at the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. In 2003 she became a member of the Mariinsky Ballet. There she danced among others Odette/Odile in Schwanensee (Petipa/Ivanov), Myrtha in Giselle (Coralli/Perrot), Queen of the Dryads in Don Quixote (Gorsky) and in Approximate Sonata (Forsythe). In 2006 she was engaged by Aaron S. Watkin at the Semperoper Ballett Dresden. Here she was appointed principal dancer and danced a wide repertoire of classical, neoclassical and modern ballets. She has collaborated with renowned choreographers and performed at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theater in Moscow, at the State Theater Novosibirsk, at the gala «Roberto Bolle and Friends» and at the Ballets Bubeníček. Elena Vostrotina has been a first soloist at the Ballett Zürich since the 2017/18 season, where season she has appeared as Odette/Odile in Ratmansky's Schwanensee reconstruction, as the nursemaid in Christian Spuck’s Romeo und Julia, Myrtha in Patrice Bart’s Giselle as well as in Christian Spuck’s Nussknacker und Mausekönig, Winterreise and Nocturne.



Francesca Dell'Aria, Video designer

Francesca Dell'Aria

Francesca Dell'Aria comes from Italy. She received her training at the Elmhurst School and the Birmingham Royal Ballet. After an engagement with the Slovak National Ballet, she was a member of the Bavarian State Ballet from 2010 to 2014. She has belonged to the Ballett Zürich since the 2014/15 season and has appeared in choreographies by William Forsythe (New Sleep, workwithinwork, In the middle), Jiří Kylián (Gods and Dogs, Falling Angels), George Balanchine, Hans van Manen (Kammerballett), Jacopo Godani, Douglas Lee, Edward Clug, Marco Goecke (Nijinski) and Crystal Pite. She also appeared in the title role of Christian Spuck's Anna Karenina and as Myrtha in Patrice Bart’s Giselle. She was awarded with the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich» in 2019.



Meiri Maeda, Video designer

Meiri Maeda

Meiri Maeda is Japanese. She received her training at the Nobuko Okamoto Ballet Academy, at the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington and at the Académie Princesse Grace in Monte-Carlo. After two seasons with the Junior Ballett, she joined the Ballett Zürich in the 2016/17 season. She has appeared as Marie in Christian Spuck’s Nussknacker und Mausekönig, Forsythe’s In the middle, Ratmansky's Schwanensee reconstruction (Four Small Swans), in Emergence by Crystal Pite and Bella Figura by Jiří Kylián.



Alexander Jones, Video designer

Alexander Jones

Alexander Jones comes from Great Britain. He received his dance training at the Royal Ballet School in London. In 2004 he won the gold medal in the Adeline Genée Competition and the Dame Ninette de Valois Prize. In the 2005/06 season he became a member of the Stuttgart Ballet, where he was appointed principal dancer in 2011/12. In Stuttgart he has appeared as Armand Duval in Neumeier's Kameliendame, Romeo in Cranko’s Romeo und Julia, in the title roles of Cranko’s Onegin and Kevin O'Days Hamlet, as Basilio in Maximiliano Guerra's Don Quixote and in MacMillan's Lied von der Erde. He has also danced in choreographies by Balanchine, Robbins, Ashton, Schaufuss, Tetley, Béjart, Haydée, van Manen, Forsythe, Lee, McGregor, Clug and Spuck. Alexander Jones has been first soloist of the Ballett Zürich since the 2015/16 season. Here he has danced Prince Siegfried in Alexei Ratmansky's Schwanensee reconstruction, Albrecht in Patrice Bart’s Giselle and Romeo in Romeo und Julia, Nathanael in Der Sandmann and Wronsky in Anna Karenina (all by Christian Spuck), among others.



Christopher Parker, Video designer

Christopher Parker

Christopher Parker comes from the United Kingdom and graduated from the Royal Ballet School in London. After his first engagement with the Scottish Ballet, he was a member of the Ballett Zürich from 2007 to 2010. He then danced at the Aalto Ballett Essen and at the Dortmund Ballet. He returned to the Ballett Zürich with the 2012/13 season. He has appeared as Benvolio/Valerio in Christian Spuck's Leonce and Lena, in Martin Schläpfer's Trout Quintet, and as the Magician in Marco Goecke's Petrushka. He also had solo roles in Spuck’s Sonett, Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments, New Sleep and In the middle by William Forsythe, as well as in Faust – The Ballet by Edward Clug. As costume designer for Filipe Portugal, he worked for the Charlotte Ballet, the Stuttgart Ballet, and the Junior Ballet.