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Istvan Simon



from 2011 MSc ballet pedagogue studies (Hungarian Dance Art Academy)
2008 BSc ballet artist (Hungarian Dance Art Academy)

Work Experience:

from 2013 Principal dancer, Hungarian National Ballet
from 2013 Principal guest artist, Semperoper Ballet Dresden
2007-2013 Soloist, Semperoper Ballett Dresden


1. Classical repertoire, leading roles

Franz – Coppélia (Balanchine)
Albrecht - Giselle (L. Lavrovsky)
Apollo (Balanchine)
Emeralds (Balanchine)
Lucentio - The Taming of the Shrew (J. Cranko)
Lenski - Onegin (J. Cranko)
Solor - La Bayadère (A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa)
Nutcracker Prince - The Nutcracker (V. Vajnonen)
Prince – The Nutcracker (A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa)
Florimund (Desiré) - Sleeping Beauty (A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa)
Siegfried - Swan Lake (A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa)
Romeo - Romeo and Juliet (László Seregi)
Camille - The Marry Widow (Ronald Haynd)

2. Character roles

Benno - Swan Lake (A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa)
Blue Bird - Sleeping Beauty (A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa)
Golden Idol - La Bayadère (A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa)

3. Classical Pas De Deux’s

Grand Pas Classique (V. Gsovsky)
Le Corsaire (M. Petipa)
Don Quijote (M. Petipa)
El Talisman (A. S. Watkin after M Petipa)
Satanella (M. Petipa)
Flower Festival in Genzano (Bournonville)
Romeo and Juliet (A. S. Watkin)

4. Contemporary repertoire

David Dawson: Giselle, On The Nature of Daylight, The Grey Area, A Million Kisses To My Skin, Reverence, The World According To Us
William Forsythe: Enemy In The Figure, The Vertiginous Thrill Of Exactitude , The Second Detail, Artifact, Berio pas de deux
Jiří Kylián: Petite Mort, Bella Figura, Symphony In D
Jiří Bubeníček: The Inner Voice, Faun, Le Souffle de l’Esprit, Unerreichbare Orte, Canon in D Major
Stijn Celis: Noces
Mats Ek: She Was Black
Jacopo Godani: Spazio Tempo
Ohad Naharin: -16
Johan Inger: Empty House
Robert North: Tempo
Harald Lander: Etüdes

Film Productions

2012 The Nutcracker: Prince (A. S. Watkin) ARTE Germany


from 2012 Education program for autistic children
from 2011 Researches in the field of dance-science fusion
from 2011 Independent choreography projects
2010-2013 Videowork and interview for Semperoper Ballett
2010-2013 Audience development at Semperoper Ballett

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