Xenia Wiest


born in Moscow, Russia


1998–2000     Academie de danse in Braunschweig (Marie-Francoise Gery)
2001–2003     John Cranko-School in Stuttgart (U. Mitreuter-Russo)


2003 German Opera of Berlin /// 2003 Guestcontract as Demi-Soloist with Theatre of Görlitz /// since 2004 Staatsballett Berlin


Giorgio Madia’s »Alice’s Wonderland« (Cook); Jodie Gates’ »Courting the Invisible« (creation); Tomaz Pandur’s und Ronald Savkovic’s »Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs«; Marco Goecke’s »and the sky on that cloudy old day« (»Duato | Forsythe | Goecke«); Itzik Galili’s »The Open Square«; Vladimir Malakhov’s »Sleeping Beauty« (Cinderella); Peter Schaufuss’ »La Sylphide« (Pas de huit); Jerome Robbin’s »Fancy Free« (Blue Lady); Maurice Béjart’s »Ring um den Ring« (3 Rheintöchter); Patrice Bart’s »The Nutcracker« (Russian dance); Angelin Preljocaj’s »Snow White« (Cat); Kathlyn Pope’s »Märchenballett ab 4 – Dornröschen« (fairy and cat); Vasily Medvedev’s and Yuri Burlaka’s »La Esmeralda« (Solo Gypsy); Heinz Spoerli’s »Peer Gynt« (Säterin); Patrice Bart’s »Swan Lake« (Tarantella); Giorgio Madia’s »Don Juan«; Nacho Duato’s »Multiplicity. Forms of Silence and Emptiness«, »White Darkness« (»Duato | Kylián«); Ohad Naharin’s »Secus« (»Duato | Kylián | Naharin«); John Cranko’s »Romeo and Juliet« (Carnival); George Balanchine’s »Jewels« (Emeralds, Diamonds); Hofesh Shechter’s »The Art of Not Looking Back« (»Duato | Shechter«)


2005 »Déja-vu?!.« (within »Shut up and dance!«) /// 2007 »Bodylanguage« (within »Shut up and dance! Updated«) /// 2009 »Moment musical« (within Tanzforum Berlin) /// 2010 »To be continued« (within »Shut up and dance! Reloaded«) /// 2010 »Dance me« (within Fashion Week Berlin, »Part two«) /// 2010 »Etude Nr. 1« (within Dance Summit for Martin Puttke - Pas de deux) /// 2011 »Augenblick« (within Gala in Sarajevo) /// 2012 »Take a breath« (within Kremlin Gala Moskau) /// 2013 »Live now, think later« (within Kremlin Gala Moskau) /// 2013 Choreographie for NIKE-Studio /// 2013 »Quinque Viae – Dynamics of Existence« (within »Masse«) /// 2017 »Distant Relatives« (within »Dance\\\Ruption«)