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Tamás Solymosi

Ballet Dancer, Ballet Master | Ballet Director | International Étoile EDUCATION 2008–present University of Theatre and Film Arts – currently working towards a DLA diploma 2005–2007 University of Theatre and Film Arts – Choreographer 1999–2002 Hungarian Dance Academy – Master of Arts in Dance Education 1987–1991 Hungarian Dance Academy – Dance Artist specialized in classical ballet; Guest Student at the Vaganova Academy (Saint Petersburg) and Académie Princesse Grace (Monte Carlo) WORK EXPERIENCE Aug 2013–present Director of the Hungarian National Ballet, Hungarian State Opera 2011–2013 Acting Director of the Hungarian National Ballet, Hungarian State Opera 2009–2011 Owner and Ballet Master, Solymosi Academy 2006-2016 College Professor, Hungarian Dance Academy 2005-2006 Deputy General Director, Hungarian Dance Academy 2006 Director of Institute for Training of Dance Artists, Hungarian Dance Academy 1991–2011 Ballet Artist – Member of the English National Ballet, the Wiener Staatsoper, HET National Ballet Amsterdam, and the American Ballet Theater TEACHING AT INTERNATIONAL BALLET COURSES, INTERNSHIPS 2008 – regularly Course Leader, Masterclass summer ballet course, Praha, Czech Republic 2008 Course Leader, International summer ballet course, Győr, Hungary 2007 Guest Ballet Master, English National Ballet, United Kingdom 2006, 2008 Guest Ballet Master, Ballet Ensemble of the Vienna State Opera, Vienna, Austria 1998 Guest Ballet Master, Osaka, Japan

PARTICIPATION IN BALLET COMPETITIONS AS JURY MEMBER

9–18 Sep 2016 Astana, Kazakhstan

30 Jul– 6 Aug 2016 Japan Grand IBC (JGP), Tokyo, Japan

7–11 Jul 2016 Modica, Italy

20-25 Mar 2016 VIBE - Gregor Hatala, Vienna, Austria

JURY MEMBER IN INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

COMMITTEE

14–16 June 2016 San Carlo, Naples, Italy

RESEARCH

2015–2016 John Cranko’s Onegin

2008 Theatre in Europe

2007 The Life and Work of Gusztáv Oláh

1992 The Art of Salvador Dalí

MEMBERSHIP

Feb 2016–present Member of the College for Dance Art of the Hungarian National

Cultural Fund

Aug 2014–present Non-Academic Representative to the General Assembly of the

Dramatic Arts Division of the Hungarian Academy of Arts

GUEST APPEARANCES

Metropolitan Opera, New York - American Ballet Theater

Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow

Miami City Ballet

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples

Bavarian State Opera, Munich

Berlin State Opera

Semperoper Dresden

Ballet Chicago

Osaka Ballet

Norwegian National Ballet, Oslo

Chilean National Ballet, Santiago

Hungarian National Ballet, Budapest

Finnish National Ballet, Helsinki

Warsaw Grand Theatre – National Opera and Ballet Company

Vienna State Opera, Ballet Company

REPERTORY

Full-length ballets

Nureyev – Struchkova – van Dantzig – Iván Nagy – Petipa – Ivanov – Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake

– The Prince

Nureyev – Wright – Róna – Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty – Prince Désiré

Nureyev – Holmes – Glazunov: Raymonda – Jean de Brienne

Chernyshova – Iván Nagy – Lavrovsky – Adam: Giselle – The Prince

Grigorovich – Stevenson – Vainonen – Wayne Eagling – Page – Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker –

Nutcracker Prince

Makarova – Malakhov - Minkus: La Bayadère – Solor

Ashton – Stevenson – van Boven – Prokofiev: Cinderella – Prince

MacMillan – Massenet: Manon – Des Grieux, Lescaut

Cranko – van Dantzig – Seregi – Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet – Romeo, Tybalt, Mercutio

Seregi – Goldmark: The Taming of the Shrew – Petruchio

Pártay – Tchaikovsky: Anna Karenina – Vronsky

Petipa – Minkus: Paquita

Hynd – Lehár: The Merry Widow – Danilo

Neumeier – Mendelssohn – Ligeti: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Theseus/Oberon

Cranko – Tchaikovsky – Stolze: Onegin – Onegin

MacMillan – Liszt: Mayerling – Rudolf

Seregi – Delibes: Sylvia – Orion

Harangozó – Delibes: Coppélia – Franz

Zanella – Mozart – Salieri: Wolfgang Amadé – Salieri

Sárközi: Macbeth – Macbeth

Seregi - Khachaturian: Spartacus – Crassus

One-act ballets

Gusev: Moskovsky Waltz

Balanchine: Apollo, Tchaikovsky pas de deux, Symphony in C major, Themes and Variations,

Brahms-Schönberg Quartet

Fokine: Les Sylphides, Spectre de la Rose

Van Manen: Twilight, Trois Gnossiennes, Black Cake, Adagio Hammerklavier

MacMillan: Song of the Earth

North: Death and the Maiden

Zanella: Empty Place, La Chambre, Sacre du Printemps, Konzertante Duo

AWARDS

Outstanding Artist of Hungary (2018)

Artist of Merit of the Republic of Hungary Award (2006)

Philip Morris Award (2004)

Gundel Prize (2003)

Harangozó Gyula Prize (2001)

EuroPAS Hungarian Dance Award (1998)

Vécsey Elvira Prize (1990)

Nívó Prize (1990)