Demi-soloist of the National Theatre Ballet
Pavla Sýkorová was born in Prague. She studied at the Prague Dance Conservatory, graduating in 1997. In the same year she was engaged by the National Theatre as a member of the corps de ballet and in 2005 became a demi-soloist. Her classical solo roles include the Spanish Dance and Pas de trois in Swan Lake, Myrtha’s companion in Giselle, the Courtesan in The Taming of the Shrew by John Cranko, the Indian Dance in Yuri Grigorovich’s The Nutcracker, the Arabian Dancer and Solo Waltz in The Nutcracker – A Christmas Carol choreographed by Youri Vàmos, Pas de six in Act 3 of the ballet Napoli and Raymonda’s Friend in Raymonda by Yuri Grigorovich. She also dances in Onegin, Romeo and Juliet, Goldilocks, Ballet Mania and La Sylphide. When it comes to the modern repertoire, audiences have had the opportunity to see her in Alvin Ailey’s The River (solo duet), Jiří Kylián’s The Child and Magic, Petite Mort and Sinfonietta, George Balanchine’s Who Cares?, Itzik Galili’s Through Nana’s Eyes and Petr Zuska’s Among the Mountains, Ways 03, Requiem, Ibbur or A Prague Mystery, D.M.J. 1953 – 1977, BREL - VYSOTSKY - KRYL / Solo for Three.