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Nikisha Fogo

Born in Stockholm (Sweden). She was educated at the Kungliga Svenska Balettskolan and at the Royal Ballet School in London. In 2013 she joined the Wiener Staatsballett. She was promoted to Demi-soloist in 2015 and to Soloist in 2016. In 2018 she was promoted to First Soloist.

Her repertory comprises the title role in Manuel Legris' „Sylvia“, Médora and Odaliske in Legris’ „Le Corsaire“, Swanilda in Pierre Lacotte’s „Coppélia“, Kitris Freundin and Amor in Rudolf Nureyev’s "Don Quixote", Gefährtin des Prinzen, Kleiner Schwan and Ungarischer Tanz (soloist) in Nureyev’s „Schwanensee“, Solo-Schneeflocke in Nureyev’s „Der Nussknacker“, Clémence in Nureyev’s „Raymonda“, Olga in John Cranko’s „Onegin“, Freundin in Frederick Ashton’s "La Fille mal gardée", Zigeunerin in Michael Corder’s "Die Schneekönigin", Schatten der Marie Antoinette in Patrick de Bana’s „Marie Antoinette“, Ein Bauernpaar in Elena Tschernischova’s „Giselle“, Die Frau in Grün and Anitra, Tochter eines Beduinen-Häuptlings, in Edward Clug’s „Peer Gynt“ George Balanchine’s Pas de deux „Tarantella“ and “Stars and Stripes” , the main role in John Neumeier’s „Le Sacre“ and main parts in Balanchine's „Allegro Brillante“, „Thema und Variationen“ (solo couple) and ,„Jewels“ (main couple in „Rubies“), William Forsythe’s "The Second Detail" and „Artifact Suite“, Alexander Ekman's „Cacti“, Patrick de Bana's „Creatures“, Jiří Bubeníček's „Le Souffle de l’esprit“, John Neumeier’s „Verklungene Feste“ and „Bach Suite III“, Kenneth MacMillan’s „Concerto“, Wayne McGregor’s „EDEN|EDEN“ and Jiří Kylián’s „Psalmensymphonie“. She created roles in András Lukács’ „Movements to Stravinsky“ (2nd couple) and in Andrey Kaydanovskiy’s „Der Feuervogel“ (Putzfrau).

Awards and honours: 2010 she received the first prize at the Stora Daldansen competition in Falun (Sweden) and at the Ballet Competition in Grasse (France).

Events with Nikisha Fogo

13. September 2019
Friday
19.30 - 22.00
2 intermissions

Sylvia

26. September 2019
Thursday
19.30 - 21.45
2 intermissions

Forsythe | van Manen | Kylián

28. September 2019
Saturday
19.30 - 21.45
2 intermissions

Forsythe | van Manen | Kylián

30. September 2019
Monday
19.30 - 21.45
2 intermissions

Forsythe | van Manen | Kylián

02. November 2019
Saturday
19.30 - 21.45
2 intermissions

Jewels

04. November 2019
Monday
19.30 - 21.45
2 intermissions

Jewels

05. December 2019
Thursday
19.30 - 21.45
2 intermissions

Jewels

23. December 2019
Monday
19.00 - 21.30
2 intermissions

Le Corsaire

13. January 2020
Monday
19.30 - 21.45
2 intermissions

Onegin

17. January 2020
Friday
19.30 - 21.45
2 intermissions

Onegin

29. January 2020
Wednesday
19.30 - 21.45
2 intermissions

Jewels

17. February 2020
Monday
19.00 - 21.15
2 intermissions

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

22. February 2020
Saturday
19.00 - 21.15
2 intermissions

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

24. February 2020
Monday
18.30 - 20.45
2 intermissions

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

04. March 2020
Wednesday
19.00 - 21.30
2 intermissions

Lukács | Lidberg | Duato

06. March 2020
Friday
19.00 - 21.30
2 intermissions

Lukács | Lidberg | Duato

08. March 2020
Sunday
19.00 - 21.30
2 intermissions

Lukács | Lidberg | Duato

17. May 2020
Sunday
19.30 - 22.00
2 intermissions

Sylvia