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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", 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", Odaliske in Manuel Legris´ "Le Corsaire", 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” and main parts in Balanchine's „Allegro Brillante“ and „Thema und Variationen“ (solo couple), William Forsythe’s "The Second Detail", Alexander Ekman's „Cacti“, Patrick de Bana's „Creatures“, Jiří Bubeníček's „Le Souffle de l’esprit“, John Neumeier’s „Le Sacre“, „Verklungene Feste“ and „Bach Suite III“, Kenneth MacMillan’s „Concerto“ and Wayne McGregor’s „EDEN|EDEN“. 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

10
November 2018
Saturday
19:00 - 21:30
Manuel Legris nach Louis Mérante u.a.

Sylvia

Prices B, Cycle Ballett-Premieren
12
November 2018
Monday
19:30 - 22:00
Manuel Legris nach Louis Mérante u.a.

Sylvia

Prices C, Subscription 16
17
November 2018
Saturday
19:30 - 22:00
Manuel Legris nach Louis Mérante u.a.

Sylvia

Prices C
02
December 2018
Sunday
19:30 - 21:45
Edward Clug

Peer Gynt

Prices C, Subscription 23
04
December 2018
Tuesday
19:30 - 21:45
Edward Clug

Peer Gynt

Prices C, Subscription 3
05
December 2018
Wednesday
19:30 - 21:45
Edward Clug

Peer Gynt

Prices C
10
December 2018
Monday
19:30 - 21:45
Edward Clug

Peer Gynt

Prices C, Cycle Ballett-Dramatik
26
January 2019
Saturday
19:00 - 21:30
Manuel Legris nach Louis Mérante u.a.

Sylvia

Buy tickets Prices C