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Andrey Kaydanovskiy

Born in Moscow (Russia). After his education at the Bolschoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, at the Ballettkonservatorium in St. Pölten, at the John-Cranko-Ballettakademie in Stuttgart and at the Ballettschule der Wiener Staatsoper he joined the Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper und Volksoper 2007. 2015 he was promoted Demi Soloist.

His repertory comprises Hexe Madge in Pierre Lacotte's „La Sylphide“, Zauberer Rotbart in Rudolf Nureyev's „Schwanensee“, Gamache in Nureyev's „Don Quixote“, Hilarion in Elena Tschernischova’s „Giselle“, Blaubarts Alter Ego in Stephan Thoss‘ „Blaubart“, Egeus in Jorma Elo's „Ein Sommernachtstraum“, Der Tod/ Arthur Schnitzler in Ashley Page's „Ein Reigen“, Witwe Simone in Frederick Ashton’s "La Fille mal gardée", Monsieur G.M. in Kenneth MacMillan's „Manon“, Graf Larisch in MacMillan’s „Mayerling“, Rose in Michael Corder’s „Die Schneekönigin“, das Schicksal in Patrick de Bana’s „Marie Antoinette“ and roles in Paul Lightfoot's und Sol León's „Skew-Whiff“, Jerome Robbins' „Glass Pieces“, George Balanchine's „Rubies“ and „Stravinsky Violin Concerto“, „Twyla Tharp's „Variationen über ein Thema von Haydn“, Alexander Ekman's „Cacti“, Jean-Christophe Maillot's „Vers un pays sage“, Thierry Malandain’s "Mozart à 2" and Natalia Horecna's „Contra Clockwise Witness“, in which he was creating the roles of the Seele and Prinzipien.

He also worked as a choreographer for the Wiener Staatsballett („Zeitverschwendung“ and „Das hässliche Entlein“, both 2013) and also danced in his first own choreography "drei unbekannte" (2009) and in "Love Song" (2013). 2016 his piece "Tea or Coffee" had its premiere at the Stanislavsky Theatre in Moscow. In January 2017 he created for the Bundesjugendballett in Hamburg „Reversal“ to a composition on commission by Michel van der Aa. On April 28th the premiere of his piece „Der Feuervogel“ for the Wiener Staatsballett took place. On June 30th 2017 his piece „Discovery“ for the Bavarian State Ballet had its premiere in the context of „Ballettabend – Junge Choreographen“.

Awards and honours: In June 2015 he received the Special Prize as „Best Dance Theatre Performer and Choreographer“ at the International Dance Festival TANZOLYMP. In March 2016 he received the German Dance Prize »ZUKUNFT« as choreographer. 2017 he was nominated for the famous Russian Theatre-Award „The Golden Mask“ in the categories contemporary dance and choreography for his piece „Tea or Coffee“ .

Events with Andrey Kaydanovskiy

26
September
2017
Tuesday
19:30 - 21:45
Elena Tschernischova nach Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa

Giselle

Prices C, Subscription 2
28
September
2017
Thursday
19:30 - 21:45
Elena Tschernischova nach Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa

Giselle

Prices C, Cycle Ballett-Anmut