Vana Jan


Classical Ballet / Dancer

Jan Váňa (b. in Prague, in 1986), followed his studies at the City of Prague Dance Conservatory by becoming a member, and from 2011 first soloist of the ballet company of the National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Ukraine. Touring with the Ukrainian company, he has appeared in Italy, Romania, Switzerland, Spain, France, Greece, Russia, Azerbaijan, as well as overseas, in Japan and in Argentina. His gallery of roles includes Prince Siegfried and Rotbart (Swan Lake), Albrecht and Hilarion (Giselle), Prince Nutcracker (Nutcracker), Solor (La Bayadère), or Bluebird (The Sleeping Beauty).
His previous appearance on the stage of the Prague State Opera took place on April 13, 2010, in the role of the Prince in Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, opposite Oksana Kulkhytskaya, first soloist of the Leipzig Ballet, as Odette/Odile.
May 2011

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