Sarah-Jane Brodbeck

SOLOIST

born in Zurich, Switzerland

BALLET EDUCATION

until 2004        Ballet School for the Opera House Zurich (Artistic Direction Doris Cana Beriozoff)
2004-2006   Tanz Akademie Zürich (Artistic Direction: Oliver Matz and Steffi Scherzer)

COMPETITIONS | AWARDS

2002 Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D.) Solo Seal Examination /// 2003 Prix de Lausanne »Prix du meilleure Suisse« /// 2003 Finalist at the Eurovision for Young Dancers /// 2016 Award Ballett 2000, Cannes, France

ENGAGEMENTS

2006 Ballett Zürich, since 2008 soloist /// 2013 Royal Swedish Ballet, principal fancer /// since 2018 Staatsballett Berlin, soloist

REPERTORY

Mats Ek: »Swan Lake« (Queen), »Juliet and Romeo« (Mother) and »Sleeping Beauty« (Golden Fairy); William Forsythe: »The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude«, »Artifact« and »New Sleep«; Heinz Spoerli: »A Midsummer Night's Dream« (Titania) and »Le Sacre du Printemps« (Victim); Pontus Lidberg: »Raymonda« (Raymonda); Pär Isberg: »The Nutcracker« (Sugar Plum Fairy); Jiří Kylián: »Bella Figura«

REPERTORY IN BERLIN

Sharon Eyal: »Half Life« (»van Dijk | Eyal«); Yuri Burlaka und Vasily Medvedev: »The Nutcracker« (Danse espagnole); John Cranko: »Romeo and Juliet« (Lady Capulet); Patrice Bart: »Swan Lake« (Queen); »Giselle« (Myrtha); George Balanchine: »Jewels« (»Rubies« solo); William Forsythe: »The Second Detail« (»Balanchine | Forsythe | Siegal«)

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

Part of the Forceful Feeling ballet company