Marlon Dino

Principal dancer

Marlon Dino was born in Albania and trained at the School of Choreography and Ballet in Tirana.

In 1998, he joined the Genève Dance Center under the direction of David Allen. Thereafter in 2001 he danced for the Ballet of the Vienna State Opera.

He became member of the Corps de ballet of the Bavarian State Ballet in 2002, where he danced a solo part in Jiří Kylián's Six Dances. He created two choreographies within the State Ballet's Young Choreographers programme.
He was promoted to Soloist rank in autumn 2005 and at the beginning of the season 2007/2008 to Soloist rank. During the season 2009/2010 he became Principal Dancer.

His classical and contemporary repertoire includes the forth movement of George Balanchines Brahms-Schönberg-Quartett. In season 2004/2005, he debuted as Count Paris and Tybalt in Cranko's Romeo and Juliet and assumed an important part in Balanchine's Agon . Furthermore he danced the Gaston in the The Lady of the Camellias (J. Neumeier), the solo in Hans van Manen's Five Tangos and Rotbart in Swanlake (R. Barra). His first own choreography, a pas de deux for Cheryl Wimperis and himself, was created in summer 2003 in the context of the 'Junge Choreographen'. In summer 2004 followed the choreography Nimm's wie du willst.

With the end of the season 2015/2016, Marlon Dino has left the Bayerisches Staatsballett.

Debut 2003/2004
Brahms-Schönberg-Quartett (G. Balanchine)

Debut 2004/2005:
Count Paris and Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)
Agon (G. Balanchine)
Gaston in The Lady of the Camelias (J. Neumeier)
Solo in Five Tangos

Debut 2005/2006
Béranger in Raymonda (R. Barra)

Debut 2006/2007
2nd Pas de deux in Century Rolls (D. Bombana)
Pas de six in Giselle (P. Wright)
Rotbart in Swan Lake (R. Barra)
Ali and Birbanto in Le Corsaire (M. Petipa/I. Liška)
Photographer in Die Silberne Rose (G. Murphy)
Man in Song of the Earth (K. MacMillan)
Pas Fabergé in Sleeping Beauty (M. Petipa/I. Liška)
Prince Albrecht in Giselle (P. Wright) on the occasion of Ballett und Wildnis

Debut 2007/2008
Onegin in Onegin (J. Cranko)
Alonso in The Tempest (J. Mannes), creation
Legende (J. Cranko)
Solor in La Bayadère (M. Petipa/P. Bart)

Debut 2008/2009
Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)
Siegfried in Once Upon An Ever After (T. Kohler), creation
Zeman in Shéhérazade (M. Fokine)
Siegfried in Swan Lake (R. Barra)
Adagio Hammerklavier (H. van Manen)
Jean de Brienne in Raymonda (M. Petipa)

Debut 2009/2010
The golden slave in Shéhérazade (M. Fokine)
Armand in The Lady of the Camellias (J. Neumeier)
Bach in Multiplicity. Forms of Silence and Emptiness (N. Duato)

Debut 2010/2011
Prince Désiré in Sleeping Beauty (M. Petipa/I. Liška)
Petrucchio in The Taming of the Shrew (J. Cranko)
The Man in the Shadows in Illusions - Like Swan Lake (J. Neumeier)
The King in Illusions - Like Swan Lake (J. Neuemeier)
El Trianero, Matador in Don Quijote (R. Barra after M. Petipa/A. Gorski, tradition)

Debut 2011/2012
Günther in The Nutcracker (J. Neumeier)
Broken Fall (R. Maliphant)

Debut 2012/2013
Choreartium (L. Massine)
Goldberg-Variations (J. Robbins)

Debut 2013/2014
Theseus/Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream (J. Neumeier)
Spiral Pass (R. Maliphant), creation

Debut 2015/2016
Soloist 2nd movement in Symphony in C (G. Balanchine)
Second Pas de deux in In the Night (J. Robbins)