robert bondara

choreographer

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The Baltic Legend - live stream

added 07.12.2017
On 10th The Baltic Legend will be available on Opera Vision platform Learn ...
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The Baltic Legend - premiere

added 04.12.2017
Premiere The Baltic Legend opera directed and choreographed by Robert Bondara ...
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'Take Me With You' in Riga

added 01.12.2017
Take me with you performed by Yuka Ebihara and Dawid Trzensimiech on 4th ...
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‘Čiurlionis’ in Vilnius

added 14.11.2017
On 11th November ‘Čiurlionis’ in Vilnius once ...
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'Čiurlionis' – revival

added 31.08.2017
On 20th September Čiurlionis performed by Lithuanian National Ballet is comming ...
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‘Butterflies in the stomach’ in Tokyo

added 10.08.2017
‘Butterflies in the stomach’ performed by Mizuki Kurosawa and Robert ...
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‘Take Me With You’ in Osaka

added 07.08.2017
On 11th and 19th August ‘Take Me With You’ performed by Polish ...
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'LK 10:29 (who is my neighbor?)' in China

added 15.07.2017
On 21, 22 and 23 July Kielce Dance Theater during International Dance Festival ...
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‘Take Me With You’ on the Bolle Tour 2017 (Italy)

added 05.07.2017
‘Take Me With You’ performed by Roberto Bolle (Teatro alla Scala - ...
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Biography

Dancer, choreographer, and teacher. An artist of the Polish National Ballet. He is a graduate of the Feliks Parnell State Ballet School in Łódź, the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, which he cooperates with as a teacher, and Warsaw School of Economics. At first he performed at the Music Theatre in Łódź and then he moved to the Grand Theatre in Poznań. In 2005 he joined the Ballet of the Polish National Opera, currently the Polish National Ballet and in 2008 he started cooperating with Aleksandra Dziurosz’s Warsaw Dance Theatre.

He got the 2nd prize (no 1st prize was awarded) and the special prize of the Witold Lutoslawski Society at the Bronislava Nijinska National Choreography Competition in Warsaw (2008) and Jan Kiepura Award in the category Choreographer of the Year 2011 in Poland. He qualified to the 27th and 29th International Competition for Choreographers in Hannover (2013, 2015).  Awarded The Brown Medal for ‘Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis’.

He took part in the Polish National Ballet’s Choreographic Workshops, preparing numerous performances  later included in the chamber repertoire of the company. As a guest choreographer he staged his works with companies in Poland an abroad, among the others for the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre in Vilnius, Company E from Washington (USA), Kielce Dance Theater (Poland), Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz (Poland), Opera House in Wroclaw (Poland), and several times for Polish National Ballet.

His choreographies were presented among others at the Polish Dance Competition in Gdańsk, at the Didura Festival in Sanok, the 43rd International Dance Festival in Kuopio, in the Moscow Bolshoi Theatre, Bergen and Stavanger in Norway, Dance Salad Festival in Houston, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, Dancing Poznan - XIII International Dance Theatres Festival, Roberto Bolle and Friends Gala in Italy (Bologna, Florence, Rome, Spoleto, Verona, Santa Margherita di Pula), Osaka and Tokyo in Japan, STS Festival in Warsaw and in the programmes of the II – VI Days of Dance Festival in the Polish National Opera.

 

  

works

Legenda Bałtyku

premiere 08.12.2017
Opera in 3 acts  Direction, Choreography and Staging: Robert Bondara Music: Feliks Nowowiejski Conductor: Tadeusz Kozłowski Set Design: Julia Skrzynecka  Costume Design: Martyna Kander Light Design: Maciej Igielski   Premiere: 8 December 2017 [Poznan Opera House, Poland]  

Switezianka

premiere 10.11.2017
Choreography: Robert Bondara Music: Eugeniusz Morawski Set and Costume Design: Julia Skrzynecka Light Design: Maciej Igielski  Premiere: 10 November 2017 [Polish National Ballet, Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera in Warsaw] 

Revolving Doors

premiere 16.03.2017
Choreography: Robert Bondara Music: Radiohead Dancer: Dawid Trzęsimiech  Premiere: 16 March 2017 ['Roberto Bolle and Friends' gala, Teatro Europa, Bologna, Italy]   

Equilibrium

premiere 14.03.2017
Choreography: Robert Bondara  Muzyka: Ólafur Arnalds, Nils Frahm, Svarte Greiner Light Design:  Merethe Roulund  World Premiere:  14 March 2017 [Stavanger University, Sandnes Kulturhus, Norway]

Harnasie

premiere 22.10.2016
Choreography, Direction and Staging: Robert Bondara Music: Karol Szymanowski Conductor: Maciej Figas Set and Costume Design: Julia Skrzynecka Light Design: Maciej Igielski  Premiere:  22 October 2016 [Opera Nova Ballet, Bydgoszcz, Poland]       

Stabat Mater

premiere 22.10.2016
Choreography and Staging: Robert Bondara Music: Karol Szymanowski Conductor: Maciej Figas Set and Costume Design: Julia Skrzynecka Light Design: Maciej Igielski  Premiere:  22 October 2016 [Opera Nova Ballet, Bydgoszcz, Poland]     

Take Me With You

premiere 03.06.2016
Choreography, lights & costume: Robert BondaraMusic: Radiohead Premiere:3 June 2016 [Creations 8, Teatr Wielki - National Opera in Warsaw, Polish National Ballet] Also presented:7, 8 July 2017 [Bolle Tour 2017 | Gala Roberto Bolle and Friends, Opera di Firenze, Florence, Italy]11, 12, 13 July 2017 [Bolle Tour 2017 | Gala ...

LK 10:29 (who is my neighbor?)

premiere 16.04.2016
Choreography: Robert Bondara   Music: Ex Confusion, Antonio Sanchez  Costume Design: Agata Roguska  Light Design: Robert Bondara World Premiere:16 April 2016 [Kielce Dance Theater, Kielce, Poland] Also presented:25 August 2016 [Dancing Poznan 2016 - XIII International Dance Theater Festival, Poznan, Poland]2 ...

Stream

premiere 31.03.2016
Choreography: Robert Bondara  Music: Wolfgang Mitterer, Richard Skelton  Light Design:  Merethe Roulund  World Premiere: 31 March 2016 [Raw Tails, Stavanger University, Sandnes Kulturhus, Norway]

Didi and Gogo

premiere 16.03.2016
Choreography and costumes: Robert Bondara   Music: Paweł Szymański   Light design: Ari Korb   World Premiere: 16 March 2016 [The Kennedy Center, Company E, Washington, USA]   More info: Company E | Generations: Poland  

Hiccup

premiere 20.03.2015
Choreography: Robert Bondara  Music: Michał Jacaszek, Jack Nitzsche  Sound effects: Robert Bondara  Costume & Light Design: Robert Bondara   World Premiere:  20 March 2015 [Kreacje 7, Polish National Ballet, Warsaw, Poland]  Also presented: 12 October 2015 [STS Festival, Studio ...

Nevermore...?

premiere 15.11.2014
Concept and choreography: Robert Bondara  Music: Prasqual, Steve Reich, Paweł Szymański  Instrumental solo (drum kit): Katarzyna Bojaryn, Jan Smoczyński  Set design: Borys Kudlička  Costume design: Julia Skrzynecka  Light Design: Maciej Igielski   World ...

The Miraculous Mandarin

premiere 11.09.2014
Staging and choreography: Robert BondaraMusic: Béla BartókSet and Costume Design: Julia SkrzyneckaLight Design: Łukasz RóżewiczProjections:  Ewa Krasucka Premiere:11 September 2014 [Opera House in Wrocław, Poland] 

The Firebird

premiere 11.09.2014
Staging and choreography: Robert BondaraMusic: Igor StravinskySet and Costume Design: Julia SkrzyneckaLight Design: Łukasz RóżewiczProjections:  Ewa Krasucka Premiere:11 September 2014 [Opera House in Wrocław, Poland] 

Transfer Coefficient

premiere 05.04.2014
Choreography: Robert Bondara Music: Michał JacaszekCostume Design: Robert Bondara, Marta FiedlerLight Design: Robert Bondara  World Premiere: 5 April 2014 [Kreacje 6, Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, Polish National Ballet, Warsaw, Poland]    Also presented: 28 June 2015 [29th International ...

Čiurlionis

premiere 23.05.2013
Choreography and Direction: Robert Bondara Music: Giedrius KuprevičiusConductor: Robertas ŠervenikasSet Design and Costume Design: Diana Marszałek, Julia SkrzyneckaProjections: Ewa KrasuckaLight Design: Maciej Igielski  World Premiere:23 May 2013 [The Lithuanian National Opera And Ballet Theatre, ...

8m68

premiere 11.05.2012
Concept, Choreography and Direction: Robert BondaraMusic: Amon TobinCostume Design: Anna Lorenc, Robert BondaraSet Design and Light Design: Robert Bondara World Premiere:11 May 2012 [Creations 4, Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, Polish National Ballet, Warsaw] Also presented:12 October 2015 [STS Festival, ...

Persona

premiere 18.09.2011
Ballet in 2 acts Concept, Choreography and Direction: Robert BondaraMusic: Arvo Pärt, Paweł Szymański, Aldona NawrockaSet Design and Costume Design: Diana Marszałek, Julia SkrzyneckaProjections: Ewa KrasuckaLight Design: Maciej Igielski Program Download. World Premiere (during the 3rd Days of Dance): 18 September 2011 ...

Larghetto

premiere 11.09.2011
Choreography: Robert BondaraMusic: George Frideric HändelCostume Design: Robert Bondara World Premiere:2 April 2011 [17th Polish Dance Competition in Gdańsk] Also presented:11 September 2011 [4th Warsaw Choreographic Evening]  

The Captive Mind

premiere 19.03.2011
Ballet in 2 acts Concept, Choreography and Direction: Robert BondaraMusic: Philip Glass, Wojciech KilarSet Design: Diana MarszałekCostume Design: Mariusz NapierałaProjections: Krystian DrywaLight Design: Maciej Igielski World Premiere: 19 March 2011, [Opera Nova, Bydgoszcz, Poland] Also presented:7 November 2012 [4th Days ...

The Garden’s Gates

premiere 19.03.2010
Choreography: Robert BondaraMusic: Szábolcs EsztényiSet Design, Costume Design and Light Design: Robert Bondara World Premiere:19 March 2010 [Creations 2, Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, Polish National Ballet, Warsaw]     Bondara’s choreography The Garden’s Gates was very ...

When You End and I Begin…

premiere 24.06.2009
Choreography: Robert Bondara Music: Paweł Szymański  Costume Design and Light Design: Robert Bondara World Premiere:  24 June 2009 [Creations, Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, Polish National Ballet, Warsaw] Revivals:  23 April 2010 [Alfa i inne (Alpha and Others) Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, ...

Duet for Shadow and Persona

premiere 04.04.2009
Choreography: Robert BondaraMusic: Johann Sebastian BachCostume Design: Robert Bondara World Premiere: 4 April 2009 [16th Polish Dance Competition in Gdańsk]  

Butterflies in the stomach

premiere 04.04.2009
Choreography: Robert BondaraMusic: Johann PachelbelCostume Design and Light Design: Robert Bondara World Premiere: 4 April 2009 [16th Polish Dance Competition in Gdańsk, Poland] Also presented:24 June 2009 [Creations, Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, Polish National Ballet, Warsaw]6 December 2010 [3rd Warsaw ...

Dance Preludes

premiere 18.06.2008
Choreography: Robert BondaraMusic: Witold LutosławskiCostume Design and Light Design: Robert Bondara World premiere: 18 June 2008 ["The Chain" Witold Lutosławski Music Festival - Warsaw]  

Andante Con Moto

premiere 23.02.2008
Choreography: Robert BondaraMusic: Wojciech KilarCostume Design: Anna LorencLight Design: Robert Bondara World premiere:23 February 2008 [1st Bronislava Nijinska National Choreography Competition, Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, Warsaw (2nd Prize - no first prize was awarded) Also presented: 1 October 2008 [Season ...

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