Courtain Hervé


Classical Ballet / Soloist / Soloist

Hervé Courtain has danced many leading roles like Green Boy in Celt (Lila York), the Prince in The Nutcracker (Mikko Nissen), Puck in A Midsummer Night\'s Dream (B. Wells and John Neumeier), the Peasants Pas de deux in Giselle (M. Geilgud), the Bule bird in Sleeping Beauty, the Pas de trois in Swan Lake (Marius Petipa), the Pas de trois and I—igo in Paquita, the Pas de deux in La Sylphide (Auguste Bournonville), the Star in Rubies, the role of the daughter in Le Mandarin merveilleux, the solo in Le Concours (Maurice Béjart), Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (Jean-Christophe Maillot) and Fakir in La Bayadère (Rudolf Noureev).
His repertoire also includes Bella Figura, Return to a strange land and Forgotten Land (Jiří Kylián), the Door Pas de deux in Apartment, Carabosse in Sleeping Beauty and Giselle (Mats Ek), the Stepmother in Cinderella (Stijn Celis), Tarentella, Stars and stripes,Who Cares? and the solo in the 1st movement in Episodes (George Balanchine), the main role in Kaleidoscope (Peter Quanz), Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude and In the Middle... Somewhat Elevated (William Forsythe), Romeo and Juliet (Rudolf Noureev). He has also danced the mattress scene in Perpetuum, Arbos and Kaamos (Ohad Naharin), and Hermann in The Queen of Spades (Kim Brandstrup).
Hervé Courtain has repeatedly been a part of, and a star of the Manuel Legris group while he was at the Opéra de Paris. He\'s also been invited to dance at the Opéra de Budapest, at the Miami International Gala and also in Brazil for Romeo and Juliet.

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