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Mikhail Messerer

Mikhail Messerer

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Today considered one of the worlds finest ballet teachers, Mr Messerer was born into a great dancing family, in 1948, in Moscow, where he had his training, first at the Bolshoi Ballet School as a dancer and later at the State College of Performing Arts as a ballet teacher. He has for many years lived and worked in the West, and his method of classical ballet teaching amalgamates the best pedagogical traditions of both Russian and Western ballet.

As an International Guest Teacher Mr Messerer is invited by ballet companies around the world, and he has given master classes to American Ballet Theatre, Paris Opera Ballet, Kirov-Mariinsky Ballet, Maurice Béjarts Ballet, Monte Carlo Ballet, The Australian Ballet, Berlin Ballet, Munich Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet, Leipzig Ballet, Düsseldorf Ballet, Tokyo Ballet, Ballet of Vienna State Opera, Ballet of Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Rome Opera Ballet, Ballet of Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Florence Opera Ballet, Ballet of Teatro Reggi in Turin, Ballet of Teatro Arena in Verona, Ballet of Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet, English National Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Royal Swedish Ballet, Göteborg Ballet, Cullberg Ballet, Chicago Ballet, Turkish State Ballet, Hungarian National Ballet, and National Ballet of Marseilles, as well as to such schools as the Royal Ballet School and English National Ballet School in London, the Australian Ballet School in Melbourne and the School of Teatro alla Scala.

For over twenty-five years Mikhail Messerer has been working as the Company Guest Teacher with The Royal Ballet of Londons Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. With The Royal Ballet he has toured the USA, Japan, Australia, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Israel, Argentina, Italy, China, Russia, Norway, Singapore and Korea.

In May, 2009 Mr Messerer was appointed Ballet Master in Chief of the Mikhailovsky Theatre.

In 2009 he Swan Lake for the company with choreography by Alexander Gorsky and Asaf Messerer. In 2010 he presented the world première of the revival of  Laurencia, a ballet by Vakhtang Chabukiani, and in 2012 he has staged his versions of  La Bayadère and Don Quixote at the Mikhailovsky Theatre. The world première of his revival of Vasily Vainonens The Flames of Paris took place here in 2013. In 2014, Mr Messerer revived the production of Asaf Messerers Class Concert. In 2015, he staged at the Mikhailovsky Theatre Konstantin Sergeyevs version of  Le Corsaire.

The Mikhailovsky Ballet makes its NewYork debut

From Nov 11–23, the David H. Koch Theater (at Lincoln Center) offers New Yorkers a rare treat: a season of Russia's Mikhailovsky Ballet.


11.11.2014

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