22., 24., 26.10.18, 14.00–15:30
Training for Dancers
Aymeric Mosselmans was born in Lesquin, France. At the age of 12 he started dancing at the National Ballet School of Marseille under the direction of Roland Petit and continued his dance education at the l’École Supérieure de Danse de Cannes Rosella Hightower. After his graduation of classical ballet, he joined the JUNIOR BALLET CANNES followed by BALLET NATIONAL DE NANCY (Pierre Lacotte), CITY BALLET OF LONDON (Harold King) and the BALLETT DER DEUTSCHEN OPER AM RHEIN DÜSSELDORF (Youri Vamos ). In the year 2004 Vladimir Malakhov took him to the ensemble of the STAATSBALLETT BERLIN where he is still dancing under the direction of Nacho Duato as a character soloist.
His repertory includes choreographies of : Pierre Lacotte, Roland Petit, Hans van Manen, Robert North, Youri Vamos, Uwe Scholz, John Neumeier, Jiri Kylian, Angelin Preljocaj, Vladimir Malakhov, Maurice Béjart, Patrice Bart, Alexei Ratmansky, Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Frederick Ashton, John Cranko, Kenneth Mcmillan, Mauro Bigonzetti, Giorgio Madia, Nacho Duato, Victor Ullate and many others.
Since 2017 Aymeric teaches frequently at the Staatsballett Berlin and at the Opernballett der Deutschen Oper, and in Mars 2018 he was invited to teach classical ballet classes at the 6th Biennale Tanzausbildung HZT Universität der Kunste Berlin.
Aymeric’s class is based on a high level of classical technique with the main focus being on coordination and musicality. His class gives dancers the freedom to move in space through using the dynamics in the precision of each movement.
Portrait: Fernando Marcos
Ballet Jump: Ulian Topor