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Artistic Director of the Finnish National Ballet

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Madeleine Onne

Assistant to Artistic Director of the Ballet Lilli Dahlberg,
tel. (09) 4030 2401
lilli.dahlberg[at]opera.fi

Dancer auditions for the Finnish National Ballet

Dancers of the Finnish National Ballet

Established in 1922, the Finnish National Ballet is Finland’s only full-sized professional ballet company. Today, it is a highly international crowd of 73 dancers, representing 20 nationalities between them. Almost half of the dancers are Finns, most of them trained at the Ballet School of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet. There is also a youth group at the FNB, comprising 14 fresh graduates.

Lead principal dancers

Salla Eerola
Salla Eerola
Michal Krcmar
Michal Krčmář
Tiina Myllymaki
Tiina Myllymäki
Sergei Popov
Sergei Popov
Samuli Poutanen
Samuli Poutanen
Nicholas Ziegler
Nicholas Ziegler

Principal dancers

Ilja Bolotov
Ilja Bolotov
Linda Haakana
Linda Haakana
Hanako Matsune
Hanako Matsune
Florian Modan
Florian Modan
Abigail Sheppard
Abigail Sheppard
Jani Talo
Jani Talo

1st soloist dancers

Zhiyao Chen
Henry Grey
Elena Ilyina
Elena Ilyina
Antti Keinänen
Antti Keinänen
Rebecca King
Rebecca King
Johan Pakkanen
Johan Pakkanen
Tuukka Piitulainen
Tuukka Piitulainen
Lucie Rakosnikova
Lucie Rákosníková
Rodrigues Jonathan
Jonathan Rodrigues
Terhi Talo
Terhi Talo
Jun Xia
Jun Xia

2nd soloist dancers

Mai Komori
Mai Komori
Nikolas Koskivirta
Nikolas Koskivirta

Dancers

Angelos Antoniou
Shunsuke Arimizu
Evaldas Bielinis
Evaldas Bielinis
Vilhelm Bjersér
Federico Bruccoleri
Thomas Brun
Thomas Brun
Stefania Cardaci
Stefania Cardaci-Krčmář
Kamill Ariston Chudoba
Juntaro Coste
Juntaro Coste
Alfio Drago
Hatice Çağla Ertürk
Hatice Çağla Ertürk
Sofia Gustafsson
Sofia Gustafsson
Nao Harada
Nao Harada
Xiaoyu He
Xiaoyu He
Sari Ikonen
Sari Ikonen
Lucas Jerkander
Lucas Jerkander
Kailey Kaba
Kailey Kaba
Hye Ji Kang
Hye Ji Kang
Linas Kavaliauskas
Linas Kavaliauskas
Violetta Keller
Seo Yeun Kim
Aapo Kokkonen
Aapo Kokkonen
Iga Krata
Iga Krata
Vanessa Lai
Viola Länsivuori
Viola Länsivuori
Phoebe Liggins
Miao Miao Liu
Miao Miao Liu
Francesca Loi
Francesca Loi
Ville Mäki
Ville Mäki
Giuseppe Martino
Giuseppe Martino
Yuka Masumoto
Yuka Masumoto
Aino Matikka
Aino Matikka
Jevgenija Pleskova
Jevgenija Modan
Aurora Mostacci
Elvis Nudo
Martin Nudo
Edoardo Pavoni
Valeria Quintana
Valeria Quintana
Heidi Salminen
Sara Saviola
Sara Saviola
Sari Stenholm
Sari Stenholm
Emilia Števik
Emilia Števik
Samuel Stevik
Samuel Števik
Maria Tamminen
Maria Tamminen
Emrecan Tanis
Emrecan Tanış
Claire Teisseyre
Claire Teisseyre
Benjamin Thomas
Benjamin Thomas
Hasan Topcuoglu
Hasan Topçuoğlu
Martina Verbeni
Vanessa Vestita
Yosef Zorfaty

Youth Company

Viivi Ahola
Noemi Boisnon
Giulio Diligente
Clark Eselgroth
Luciano Ghidoli
Nanny Hedberg
Taru Hiitola
Taru Hiitola
Viivi Ketolainen
Grace Koznarek
David Rathbun
Edith Stenvall