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Roman Lazik

Roman Lazik was born in Bratislava (Slovakia). After his education at the Dance Conservatory in his home town he joined the Slovakian National Theatre as Soloist. Hereinafter he was engaged by the PACT Ballet, Israel Ballet and once again by the Slovakian National Theatre. In 2000 he joined the Bayerisches Staatsballett where he was appointed Soloist in 2001, and First Soloist in 2003. In 2007 Roman Lazik was engaged by the Ballet of Wiener Staatsoper und Volksoper. In 2010 he was appointed First Soloist of the Wiener Staatsballett. His repertory in former engagements comprised main roles in classical productions as well as in creations of choreographs like George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, John Cranko, Kenneth MacMillan, Hans van Manen, Lucinda Childs, John Neumeier, Mats Ek, Jiří Kylián, Graeme Murphy and William Forsythe.

His Viennese repertory comprises James in Pierre Lacotte’s "La Sylphide", Herzog Albrecht in Elena Tschernischova’s „Giselle“, Solor in Vladimir Malakhov’s „Die Bajadere“, Prinz Siegfried in Rudolf Nureyev’s „Schwanensee“, Drosselmeyer/Der Prinz in Nureyev’s "Der Nussknacker", Prinz Nussknacker in Gyula Harangozó’s „Der Nussknacker“, Johann in Roland Petit’s „Die Fledermaus“, Romeo in John Cranko’s „Romeo und Julia“, the title role in Cranko’s „Onegin“, Des Grieux in Kenneth MacMillan’s "Manon", Kronprinz Rudolph in MacMillan’s „Mayerling“, Oberon in Jorma Elo’s "Ein Sommernachtstraum", Espada in Rudolf Nureyev’s „Don Quixote“, Der Engel und Potiphar in John Neumeier’s "Josephs Legende", Der Arzt und Serge Diaghilew in Neumeier’s „Le Pavillon d’Armide, Partner in Boris Eifman’s "Giselle Rouge", Junger Dichter in „Platzkonzert“ from Gyula Harangozó sen., Witwe Simone in Frederick Ashton’s "La Fille mal gardée", Pater Lorenzo in Davide Bombana’s „Roméo et Juliette“ as well as main roles in George Balanchine’s "Stravinsky Violin Concerto" and “Symphonie in C”, Serge Lifar’s "Suite en blanc", Harald Lander’s "Études", Jerome Robbins’ „In the Night“, „Glass Pieces“ and "The Four Seasons", Rudi van Dantzig’s „Vier letzte Lieder“, Twyla Tharp’s „Variationen über ein Thema from Haydn“, John Neumeier’s "Bach Suite III", Jiří Kylián’s „Petite Mort“ and „Bella Figura“, Nils Christe’s "Before Nightfall", Myriam Naisy’s „Ederlezi“, Jean-Christophe Maillot’s "Vers un Pays Sage", Jorma Elo’s „Glow – Stop“, András Lukács’ „In Your Eyes My Face Remains“, Helen Pickett’s "Eventide", Jiří Bubeníček’s „Le Souffle de l’esprit“, Christopher Wheeldon’s "Fool's Paradise", Edwaard Liang’s “Murmuration”, Kenneth MacMillan’s „Concerto“ as well as excerpts from Roland Petit’s „Proust ou les Intermittences du cœur“ and Pas de deux (2nd Act) from Rudolf Nureyev’s "Cinderella". In Jorma Elo’s „Ein Sommernachtstraum“ he created the role of Lysander, in Patrick de Bana’s „Marie Antoinette“ the role of Ludwig XVI and András Lukács' "The White Pas de deux", in Natalia Horecna’s "Contra Clockwise Witness" the role of Ein Engel, in Antony McDonald’s and Ashley Page’s "Ein Reigen" the role of Arnold Schönberg.

He has appeared as guest dancer in many European countries and overseas.

Awards and honours: Bronze medal: Ballet Competition in New York (1996), 1st Prize: Ballet Competition in Brno (1996), 1st Prize: ÖTR contest in Vienna (1997), Philip Morris Ballet Flower Award (1995 and 1996), Prize of the Prime Minister of Slovakia (1996), Prize of the Literarily Fund of Slovakia (1999).

Events with Roman Lazik

31
October 2017
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C, Cycle Ballett-Premieren
03
November 2017
Friday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C
06
November 2017
Monday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C, Subscription 13
10
November 2017
Friday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C, Subscription 7
17
December 2017
Sunday
14:00 - 16:15
John Neumeier

Verklungene Feste | Josephs Legende

Prices C, Neoklassik
13
February 2018
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:30
George Balanchine, Edwaard Liang, Daniel Proietto

Balanchine | Liang | Proietto

Prices C, Neoklassik
17
February 2018
Saturday
19:00 - 21:30
George Balanchine, Edwaard Liang, Daniel Proietto

Balanchine | Liang | Proietto

Prices C
20
February 2018
Tuesday
20:00 - 22:30
George Balanchine, Edwaard Liang, Daniel Proietto

Balanchine | Liang | Proietto

Prices C, Subscription 1
21
February 2018
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:30
George Balanchine, Edwaard Liang, Daniel Proietto

Balanchine | Liang | Proietto

Prices C
23
February 2018
Friday
19:00 - 21:30
George Balanchine, Edwaard Liang, Daniel Proietto

Balanchine | Liang | Proietto

Prices C, Subscription 8
16
March 2018
Friday
19:30 - 21:45
George Balanchine, John Neumeier, Jerome Robbins

Balanchine | Neumeier | Robbins

Prices C, Subscription 6
21
March 2018
Wednesday
19:30 - 21:45
George Balanchine, John Neumeier, Jerome Robbins

Balanchine | Neumeier | Robbins

Prices C, Subscription 12
23
March 2018
Friday
19:30 - 21:45
George Balanchine, John Neumeier, Jerome Robbins

Balanchine | Neumeier | Robbins

Prices C, Neoklassik
26
March 2018
Monday
19:30 - 21:45
George Balanchine, John Neumeier, Jerome Robbins

Balanchine | Neumeier | Robbins

Prices C
16
April 2018
Monday
19:30 - 21:45
George Balanchine, John Neumeier, Jerome Robbins

Balanchine | Neumeier | Robbins

Prices C
03
May 2018
Thursday
19:30 - 21:45
George Balanchine, John Neumeier, Jerome Robbins

Balanchine | Neumeier | Robbins

Prices C, Subscription 17
05
May 2018
Saturday
19:30 - 21:45
George Balanchine, John Neumeier, Jerome Robbins

Balanchine | Neumeier | Robbins

Prices C
08
June 2018
Friday
20:00 - 22:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C, Neoklassik
09
June 2018
Saturday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C
12
June 2018
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C, Subscription 3