Classical Ballet / Soloist
Michal Krčmář studied at the City of Prague Dance Conservatory from 2001 – 2009, completing the course with the 2009 Best Graduate Diploma. In 2006 he frequented Ballet Master Classes in Prague and received fourth prize from the International Ballet Competition in Brno; in 2007 he became laureate of the Vienna International Ballet Competition; two years later won two second prizes in the Prix Carpeaux International Competition in France; and in December 2009 first prize in Category A from the International Competition in Brno. His professional record so far includes appearances at classical and contemporary dance festivals in Colombia, Japan, Portugal and Hungary, as well as during a gala concert in Phnom Penh, in honour of the King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni. After graduation, he embarked on his career as soloist of Bohemia Ballet with which he spent one year, appearing at home and internationally, in a formidable roster of choreographies, both classical (Don Quijote, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker) and modern (from Jiří Kylián, Dietmar Seyffert, Pavel Šmok, and Petr Zuska). In the 2009/10 season he guest appeared at the J.K. Tyl Theatre in Plzeň, as the Prince in The Sleeping Beauty, and at the Prague State Opera, where he danced the Prince and in the Pas de trois of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, and the Prince in Prokofiev’s Cinderella. Since the 2010/11 season, he has been engaged on permanent contract as a Prague State Opera soloist.
- Prague National Theatre