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Zdjęcie: Agnieszka Pietyra

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Agnieszka Pietyra a soloist in the Polish National Ballet. She graduated from the Ludomir Różycki State Ballet School in Bytom. She took part in many ballet competitions; in 2000, she won Second Prize at the Youth Ballet Competition in Mannheim, Germany, and in 2011 Third Senior Prize at the 12th Dance Competition in Gdańsk. Since 2001, she has been a dancer of the Teatr Wielki Polish National Opera (Polish National Ballet since 2009); in 2002, she was promoted to coryphée, and in 2007 to soloist. In Warsaw, she has performed in the whole classical and contemporary repertoire, from ballets by Pyotr Tchaikovsky to Kreacje, choreography workshops of the Polish National Ballet.

Her most important roles include: Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Isolde in Tristan, Princess Aurora, Golden Fairy, Fairy Joy and Cinderella in The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Fairy Spring in Cinderella, Clara, Doll and Soloist in Jota Dance in The Nutcracker, Lise in La fille mal gardée, Ballerina in Le Sacre du printemps, Girl in Tchaikovsky the Misterium of Life and Death, Olga in Onegin, Prince’s Friend (Pas de trois), Pas de quatre and Neapolitan Princess in Swan Lake, Shade-Soloist 1 and 2 & and Pas d’action in La Bayadre, Alabama Song & Mussel of Margate in Kurt Weill, Dolly in Anna Karenina, Classic Seraphim in Six Wings of Angels, and solo parts in contemporary choreographies: Petite mort by Jiri Kilian, Requiem for the Hollow Men by Karol Urbański, Donna by Jacek Tyski, I Need Your Loving Tonight by Michał Chróścielewski, The Kisses by Emil Wesołowski, The Fear Theme and Lab V by Anna Hop. She also made a guest appearance at the Grand Theatre in Poznań in the premiere The Count of Monte Cristo, reconstructed choreography and direction by Waldemar Wołk-Karaczewski (as Hanna).





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