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Zuzana Drapalíková

Demisoloist

In 2007 she graduated from the Prague Dance Conservatoire. During her studies, she was a member of the Bohemia Ballet, with which she performed on a number of Czech and foreign stages. She danced the Pas de Deux of Diana and Acteon, a variation of La Cigarette by Serge Lifar, the Pas de Six and the Grand Pas from the ballet Raymonda, Indigo Rose by Jiří Kylián or Watercolour Paintings (les Aquar’elles) by Andréo Bérangère, a French choreographer. Since 2004 she has danced the part of the Lilac Fairy in the Sleeping Beauty staged by the Prague Dance Conservatoire in collaboration with the National Theatre. In 2007 she appeared as a guest in the municipal theatre in Hof, Germany, where she danced the part of Mercedes and a solo in the Gypsy dance in Don Quixote. Her most prominent success include the award of a diploma for the 4th–5th place in the 2006 Serge Lifar 6th International Ballet Competition in Kiev.
She embarked on her professional career in the 2007/2008 season, as a member of the Prague State Opera ballet company, where she has created among others the title role in Giselle, Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, Cinderella in the eponymous Prokofiev ballet, Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera, or Maria in The Sleeping Beauty – the Czar’s Last Daughter.

Complete Ensemble of Czech National Ballet