Jessica Mezey

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Prima Ballerina Jessica Mezey
Prima Ballerina Jessica Mezey

Jessica Mezey is an American prima ballerina.

Life[edit]

She began her ballet training in upstate New York, continuing in Arizona, New York City and finally at the famous Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in St. Petersburg (Russia), where she received her diploma. She has danced the entire classical repertoire, as well as neoclassic and diverse modern styles.

She has danced leading roles in many national theaters including the leading part of Medora of the ballet Le Corsaire from Adolphe Adam[1] at the Slovak National Theatre,[2] or in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Azerbaijan and Mongolia. The following ballets were choreographed on her in the "Volkstheater Rostock" (Germany)[3][4][5] from 2005 to 2009: The Nutcracker, Cinderella (by Sergei Prokofiev),[6] Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake [7] and Undine by Hans Werner Henze. She has toured extensively in Europe, America and Asia.

She also writes concepts for fashion shows, events[8] and theater productions. She has lastly created and directed two original theater productions in Alt Klöstermühle, Madlitz[9] (Germany). Presently she lives and works in New York and Germany.

Repertoire (leading roles)[edit]

Theaters (selection)[edit]

Education[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Divadlá na Slovensku v sezóne Slovak Theatrical Season 2006/2007; Page 7; Page 378
  2. ^ Jessica Mezey a.h. Ballett (Ensemble), Slovak National Theatre
  3. ^ Volkstheater Rostock press release (Drawn by representative of Volkstheater Rostock, Jessica Mezey), Season 2007/2008
  4. ^ Rostock's Ballet, Swanlake (Leading role Odette by Jessica Mezey, listed), Season 2007
  5. ^ Volkstheater Rostock (List of employees, Page 76), Season 2008/2009
  6. ^ Cinderella
  7. ^ Deutsches Bühnenjahrbuch Season 2006/2007
  8. ^ Starke Frauen Event, Munich (Germany), 2010
  9. ^ The Loves of Jupiter Archived 2012-03-23 at the Wayback Machine. Ballet theater with and from Jessica Mezey, 2010
  10. ^ Volkstheater Rostock Ballet Theatre, Rostock (Germany)
  11. ^ St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre St. Petersburg (Russia)
  12. ^ State Academic Ballet Theatre Eifman Ballet, St. Petersburg (Russia)