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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“, 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", 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”, the main role in John Neumeier’s „Le Sacre“, 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 „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

27
April 2019
Saturday
19:30 - 21:45
William Forsythe, Hans van Manen, Jiří Kylián

Forsythe | van Manen | Kylián

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30
April 2019
Tuesday
19:30 - 21:45
William Forsythe, Hans van Manen, Jiří Kylián

Forsythe | van Manen | Kylián

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27
May 2019
Monday
19:00 - 21:30
Manuel Legris nach Marius Petipa u.a.

Le Corsaire

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