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 Dancer /// since 2018 Staatsballett Berlin, Soloist

REPERTORY

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

REPERTORY IN BERLIN

Sharon Eyal's Half Life (van Dijk | Eyal); Yuri Burlaka und Vasily Medvedev's The Nutcracker (Danse espagnole); John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet (Lady Capulet); Patrice Bart's Swan Lake (Queen)

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

Part of the Forceful Feeling ballet company