Nikolaj Hübbe (born 30 October 1967) is artistic director of the Royal Danish Ballet. [1 ]
Hübbe was raised in
Copenhagen, Denmark. He began his dance training at age 10 at the Royal Danish Ballet School and became an apprentice to the Royal Danish Ballet in 1984. He was promoted soloist in 1988. He studied in both Paris and New York. His teachers include Kronstam, Kehlet, Ravol, and Bjornsson. Nikolaj's technique was already well known, when in 1986 he was awarded the Silver Medal in the Paris Ballet Competition, as well as the French Critics Prize. Whilst at the Royal Danish Ballet he created the rôle of Struensee in (1991). He joined Caroline Mathilde New York City Ballet in July 1992 as a principal dancer.
His performance with the Royal Danish Ballet as James in
Bournonville's has been released to DVD. A powerful dancer whose height did not compromise his swiftness, he not only excelled in the Bournonville repertory but also in neoclassical ballets and in dramatic rôles like Onegin. La Sylphide
Since becoming artistic director of the Royal Danish Ballet, Hübbe has successfully staged new productions of Bournonville's
(2009) and Napoli (2011) as well as A Folk Tale Marius Petipa's (2012). La Bayadère [2 ]
Farewell performance [ edit ]
farewell at City Ballet was held at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, on 10 February 2008.
The program [ edit ]
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Interview [ edit ]
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