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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

Sylvia

Prices C, Subscription 8
26
September 2019
Thursday
19:30 - 21:45

Forsythe | van Manen | Kylián

Prices C, Subscription 17
28
September 2019
Saturday
19:30 - 21:45

Forsythe | van Manen | Kylián

Prices C, Neoklassik
30
September 2019
Monday
19:30 - 21:45

Forsythe | van Manen | Kylián

Prices C, Subscription 15
02
November 2019
Saturday
19:30 - 21:45

Jewels

Prices B, Cycle Ballett-Premieren
04
November 2019
Monday
19:30 - 21:45

Jewels

Prices C, Neoklassik
05
December 2019
Thursday
19:30 - 21:45

Jewels

Prices C, Subscription 18
23
December 2019
Monday
19:00 - 21:30

Le Corsaire

Prices S
13
January 2020
Monday
19:30 - 21:45

Onegin

Prices C, Subscription 14
17
January 2020
Friday
19:30 - 21:45

Onegin

Prices C, Subscription 7
29
January 2020
Wednesday
19:30 - 21:45

Jewels

Prices C, Subscription 12
17
February 2020
Monday
19:00 - 21:15

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C, Neoklassik
22
February 2020
Saturday
19:00 - 21:15

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C
24
February 2020
Monday
18:30 - 20:45

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C
04
March 2020
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:30

Lukács | Lidberg | Duato

Prices B, Cycle Ballett-Premieren
06
March 2020
Friday
19:00 - 21:30

Lukács | Lidberg | Duato

Prices C, Subscription 5
08
March 2020
Sunday
19:00 - 21:30

Lukács | Lidberg | Duato

Prices C, Subscription 21
17
May 2020
Sunday
19:30 - 22:00

Sylvia

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10
June 2020
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:00

Sylvia

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