Dance – Julia Horvath – 2017


Previously a highly successful dancer, Julia Horvath moved to Australia from New York City, where she performed with the famed Ballet Trockadero de Monto Carlo Company. Before that, Julia was a soloist with the Finnish National Ballet.

Born in Hungary and raised in Sweden, Julia started her training with Royal Swedish Ballet School. At the age of 15, she was offered a scholarship with Hamburg Ballet School. She then returned to Sweden to complete her training with the Royal Swedish Ballet School. During her career, she worked with some of the most prominent and renowned choreographers in the world including Sylvie Guillem, Natalia Makarova, Patrice Bart, John Neumeier, William Forsythe, Jiri Kylian, Jorma Uotinen, Pierre Lacotte and Per Jonsson.

Julia danced with Jene Ballet de France in Paris and the Royal Swedish Ballet Company before accepting a place with Finnish National Ballet Company. She was soon promoted to Soloist roles (despite being only 20 years of age). While with the Finnish National Ballet, she performed soloist roles in Nureyev’s The Nutcracker, Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet, Makarova’s La Bayadere, Beigmeister’s Swan Lake, Jorma Uotinen Firebird, Nureyev’s Sleeping Beauty and Sylvie Guillem’s Giselle and William Forsythe’s Second Detail. In 1998 Julia joined the English National Ballet performing in ballets including the Nutcracker and Cinderella. Upon leaving the English National Ballet, Julia decide to extend herself to other styles of dance. Further developing herself as an artist, she worked at the famous French Cabaret Lido de Paris and Casino Estoril, before returning to classical ballet company Trockadero as a soloist performing principal roles.

In 2007, she settled in Australia and began her teaching and coaching career. In 2012 Studio Tibor was established in partnership with Damian Hannan.












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