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Olivia Poropat

The young Viennese Olivia Poropat received her education at the Ballet Academy of the Vienna State Opera and graduated with distinction and diploma in 2018. In 2017/18 she was awarded as »Best Student«. Further awards comprise the VIBE Special Jury Award (2016), First Prizes at the European Ballet Grand Prix (2017 & 2019), Finalist at the YAGP 2017 New York and 2nd Prize at theTallinn International Ballet Competition. Moreover she took part in Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive NYC, International Masterclasses Croatia/Zagreb and Summer schools of the Hungarian Dance Academy, Balletto di Roma, Dancearts Boris Nebyla Wien, Ecole de danse de l’Opera National de Paris and Royal Ballet Summer Intensive Covent Garden. In 2018/19 she has been a member of the Juniorcompany of the Ballet Academy of the Vienna State Opera. In 2019 she has been employed at the Vienna State Ballet. Her repertoire comprises Vesna Orlić’s »Peter Pan« (Tigerlily) and »Carmina Burana«, Rudolf Nureyev’s »Swan Lake« and »The Nutcracker«, Elena Tchernichova’s »Giselle«.