Born in Prague, Czech Republic, May 19th 1975.
After finishing the Dance Conservatory in Prague in 1993 he joined the Nederlands
Dans Theater 2. In 1998 he joined the main group, NDT 1 under the direction of
Jiri Kylian. There he remained until 2004. During his years with NDT he has worked
choreographers. Mainly with Jiří Kylián, Ohad Naharin, William Forsythe, Paul
Lightfoot, Mats Ek, Nacho Duato, Johan Inger, Hans van Manen and many others.
He has performed in many countries in Europe, Asia, North and South America,
Africa and Australia.
In 2004 he decided to continue as a freelance dancer and choreographer. As a
dancer he has been working, among others, with Saburo Teshigawara, with whom
created several pieces (New National Theater in Tokyo 2005, 2006). For one
of his works he has been nominated for the Dancer of the Year 2005
award in Cannes,
France. As well as performing (improvisation events) with Michael Schumacher and
Cora Bos-Kroese on many occasions (Holland Dance Festival 2005, 2007 and the
C-scope events in The Hague) He has been invited to perform at various gala
in Europe and USA.
In 2005 he performed at the opening ceremony of the Isamu Noguchi’s
Moerenuma Park in Sapporo, Japan.
For the Finnish Film Foundation he has played and danced
the role of young Nijinsky in the movie “Vaslav Nijinsky
- Invisible Power. To be released
As a choreographer he has created several works for Nederlands Dans Theater
2, Copenhagen International Ballet, Laterna Magica company in Prague, the
Korzo Theater in The Hague and for the Station Zuid production company
which will present his full-evening piece on tour throughout the Netherlands
Since 2004 he is also active as an assistant to Mr. Kylián. He is setting
his pieces on other companies (Basel Ballet, Finnish National Ballet,
Ballet, Poland National Ballet, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf, Ballet
of La Scala in Milano) and teaching classes at the Rotterdam Dance Academy,
Magica company or Master classes during the Houston Dance Salad Festival
in 2005 and 2007. He is as well involved in working with many amateur
groups in the Netherlands
and Belgium as a part of the “Go with the Flow” project (design to allow
the amateur dancers to learn, experience and perform a work from a professional
Recently working on a new creation with Jiří Kylián for the Holland
Dance Festival, and preparing a performance in Prague with
his own, Czech based
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