Classical Ballet / Soloist
Mr Richard Hlinka graduated from the Eva Jaczová Dance Conservatoire in Bratislava. He undertook study visits of the International Ballet-Wolfsegg 2002 and the Ballet Masterclasses 2003. In 2003 and 2006, Richard participated in the International Ballet Contest in Brno; in 2003 he got through to the finals of the International Ballet Contest in Vienna. In the years 2005-2006 he was engaged by the ballet troupe of the Divadlo Josefa Kajetána Tyla Theatre in Plzeň where he performed in the choir in ballet, operatic and musical stagings. Commencing in the 2007/2008 season, he joined the Prague State Opera where he dances, e.g., in the modern choreography by Bronislav Roznos Time of Pain. The role of the Phantom in the ballet The Phantom of the Opera by Libor Vaculík is his first solo opportunity.
- Prague National Theatre