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Akademie-Ballettabend

Antrittspräsentation des neuen Professors für Klassisches Ballett Prof. Grant Scruggs
Studierende der Akademie des Tanzes
Leitung: Prof. Birgit Keil
www.akademiedestanzes.de

Freitag, 5. Mai 2017
19:30
Uhr
Musikhochschule Mannheim
Ballettsaal IV
N7, 17
68161 Mannheim
€ 5,-/ erm. € 2,50
Kartentelefon: 0621-2923500

 

Die Antrittspäsentation
von Prof. Grant Scruggs zeigt die berufliche Laufbahn, die an der School of American
Ballet in New York City angefangen hat. In diesem Akademieballettabend wird er den
Einfluss seiner verschiedenen Ballettlehrer aus dem Royal Danish Ballet, Kirov
Ballet, New York City Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet und der Pariser Oper anhand von Übungen
mit den Studierenden der Akademie des Tanzes präsentieren und zum Abschluss
einen Kurzfilm vorführen, der einen Einblick in seinen täglichen Ablauf zeigen
wird.

 

 

Grant Martin Scruggs was born in New York City. He completed his formal
dance education at the School of American Ballet under renowned teachers
Stanley Williams, Andrei Kramerevsky and Richard Rapp in 1990. At the top of
his class he was invited to join the New York City Ballet by director Peter
Martins that same year. While in the company he danced works by George
Balanchine, Jerome Robbins and Peter Martins. In 1992 he joined the Boston Ballet
and danced lead roles in full length classics such as Swan Lake, Sleeping
Beauty, and Don Quixote. He was coached 
by  some of the Kirov Ballets
greatest stars including Natalia Dudinskaya, Sergei Berezhnoi and Irina
Kolpakova. Original roles were created on him by choreographers Twyla Tharp,
Stephen Baynes and Eduard Touissant during his time in the company.

As a Principal artist he has danced with the Tulsa Ballet, Indianapolis
Ballet, Millwaukee Ballet ,Staatstheater Wiesbaden and Victor Ullate Ballet.

His roles have included Albrecht in Giselle, Acteon in Esmeralda, Prinz
in Nutcracker, Alain in La Fille mal Garde, Basil and Espada in Don Quixote,
Solijoni in Three Sisters, The Poet in La Sonnambula, Satanella, Les Sylphides
and Franz in Copelia.

In demand as a guest he performed with the National Ballet of Mexico,
Ballet de Santiago-Chile, Ballet San Jose, Milwaukee Ballet, Cisne Negro- Sao
Paulo Brazil, Festival de Joinville, Vail International Festival and at the
Kennedy Center- Washington D.C.

His repertoir included works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Peter
Martins, Jiri Killian, Maurice Bejart, Hans Van Manen, Heinz Spoerli, Twyla
Tharpe, Stephan Baynes, Eduardo Lao, Victor Ullate, Edward Touissant, Ben Van
Cauwenbergh, Nils Christie and Valery Panov.

He has
taught  with the Houston Ballet, Western
Ballet, Olympic Ballet Theater, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, State Street Ballet
Santa Barbara, West Australian Ballet, Staatsballet Berlin, Rock the Ballet-
Germany Tour and Ballet Mainz.