The new production, titled Phoenix, is made up of three brand-new
choreographies created for the Czech National Ballet. It affords our dancers the
opportunity to perform original works, to evolve their skills and embrace new
Douglas Lee is a freelance British choreographer. His works have been
premiered by the Stuttgarter Ballett, the Norwegian National Ballet, the New
York City Ballet, the Nederlands Dans Theater and other companies. His Snow Was
Falling, created for the Perm Opera Ballet, received the coveted Golden Mask for
the best choreography of 2016. Lee is known to Prague dance lovers too – his
Mask Duet was presented within the Velvet Gala evening in November 2019 at the
Alejandro Cerrudo was previously engaged with the Victor Ullate Ballet, the
Stuttgarter Ballett and Nederlands Dans Theater 2. He is resident choreographer
at the Hubbard Street Dance Chicago company. His miniature Paco Pope Pluto too
was included in the Velvet Gala in 2019 in Prague.
Cayetano Soto: “Like a Pedro Almodovar Film, Soto subverts beauty to convey
something else” says the Washington Post. Award Winner Choreographer, Cayetano
Soto former Ballet BC Resident Choreographer is a cutting-edge and bold creator
with an unique voice in Contemporary Ballet. He has received commissions from
Opera Ballet van Vlaanderen, Ballet du Capitole, Compañia Nacional de Danza,
Stuttgarter Ballett, Ballett Zürich and Nederland Dans Theater, among
World premiere: 22 June 2021 at the National Theatre
Approximate running time – 2 hours, 2 intermission 25 minutes
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