Nicha Rodboon and Javier Amo in Der chinesische Vogel

Nicha Rodboon and Javier Amo in Der chinesische Vogel variation, Der Nussknacker (The Nutcracker) by John Neumeier. Taken at 18.01.2014 at Bayerische Staatsoper (Bavarian State Opera). Nicha Rodboon and Javier Amo Nicha Rodboon and Javier Amo Nicha Rodboon and Javier Amo Nicha Rodboon and Javier Amo

Nicha Rodboon was born in Bangkok, Thailand. She was educated at the Aree School of Dance Arts in Thailand. Since 2008 she studied at the English National Ballet School where she graduated in 2011. She danced in the Corps de ballet of the English National Ballet. At the beginning of the season 2011/2012 she started as a trainee at the Bavarian State Ballet and belonged to the ensemble of the Bavarian State Ballet II. Since the beginning of the season 2013/2014 Nicha Rodboon belongs to the Corps de ballet of the Bavarian State Ballet.

Javier Amo is a First Soloist with Bayerisches Staatsballett (Bavarian State Ballet). He was born in Bilbao, started training at the Jon Beitia School in his home town and completed his dance education at the John-Cranko-School in Stuttgart. In 1999 he joined the Stuttgarter Ballet and danced all important productions of the classical and modern repertoire including several solo parts like Balanchine’s Symphony in C, Marguerite Donlon’s Somewhere Between Remembering and Forgetting, Daniela Kurz’s, Paper Scissor Stone, Christian Spuck’s Nocturne, Jerome Robbins’ Dances at a Gathering, Hans van Manen’s Grosse Fuge, as well as Benvolio in Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet. Since autumn 2005 Javier Amo has been a corps de ballet member of the Bavarian State Ballet. He was promoted to Soloist at the beginning of the season 2007/2008 and to first Soloist in the season 2009/2010.

Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Bayerische Staatsoper and Bayerisches Staatsballett, special thanks to Mr Wolfgang Oberender, Miss Susanne Ullmann and Miss Baumgärtel.

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