Classical Ballet / Principal
Nerijus Juška was born in Telšiai on October 29, 1976. After graduating from the Vilnius M.K. Čiurlionis Art School in 1994 he became an appointed soloist of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 2000 he became a laureate at the International Ballet competition in Paris. The same year he received an award of Jurgis Žalkauskas, a chairman of an Australian Ballet Society. N.Juška is a winner of the "Opera Švyturiai" Awards in 2003 as the Male Ballet Soloist of the Year. He was awarded the Kristoforas prize by the Lithuanian Theatre Association and the prize by the Lithuanian Ministry of Culture in 2002, for the role of Serzh Lifari in "Red Giselle". His later distinctions include the 1st prize at the international ballet competition in Kasolin (Poland) and special prizes at the international ballet competitions in Jurmala (Latvia) and Odesa (Ukraine).
- Ballet Company Of The Lithuanian National Opera