Patrik Holeček

Patrik Holeček

Soloist of The Czech National Ballet

Biography

Patrik Holeček was born in Prague. He graduated from the Prague Dance Conservatory in 2014, following which he was engaged at the Czech National Ballet, where two years later he was promoted to demi-soloist and in 2019 to soloist.
A gifted young artist possessing high dramatic and technical skills, elegance and charm, he has performed in classical and contemporary ballets alike, mastering a variety of styles and genres with aplomb.
His repertoire includes solo roles at the Czech National Ballet: the Nutcracker in The Nutcracker – A Christmas Carol (Youri Vàmos), Wolf in Snow Queen (Michael Corder),   Colas in La Fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton), Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake (John Cranko), the Painter in Kafka: The Trial (Mauro Bigonzetti), Prince in Leonce & Lena (Christian Spuck) and the title hero in Onegin (John Cranko). Patrik appeared in modern and neoclassical choreographies, e.g. Symphony No. 7 in A major (Uwe Scholz); Ohad Naharin – decadance (Ohad Naharin); the mixed bill Timeless, in which he performed as the Father and two solo boys in Le Sacre du printemps (Glen Tetley) and danced in Serenade (George Balanchine); solo part in Aspects (Katarzyna Kozielska); Dumka (Ondřej Vinklát); Bella Figura; Symphony of Psalms; Petite Mort; Gods and Dogs (Jiří Kylián).
Patrik has performed on the occasion of the Velvet Ballet Gala (marking the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, Prague 2019) in the choreography Nuda (Fabio Adorisio) and Take me with you (Robert Bondara).
Patrik Holeček has participated in tours of Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, China and Kazakhstan. In 2019 he performed a duet from the work Rain (Radu Poklitaru) at the Russian Ballet Icons Gala in London.