Léonard Engel


Léonard Engel was born in Mulhouse / France and was trained at the Paris Opera Ballet School. In his last year at the Ballet Academy he danced in Cinderella at the Paris Opera Ballet. Then he was engaged for three seasons at the Victor Ullate Ballet Madrid.

He was engaged at the Bavarian State Ballet in the season 2008/2009 as a member of the Corps de ballet, promoted to Soloist rank in July 2012 and to First Soloist rank with the beginning of the season 2014/2015.

With the end of the season 2015/2016, Léonard Engel has left the Bayerisches Staatsballett.

Debut 2010/2011
Pan in My Ravel: Daphnis and Chloé (T. Kohler)
1. Pas de trois in Goldberg-Variations (J. Robbins)

Debut 2011/2012
Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew (J. Cranko)
1st Pas de trois in Goldberg-Variations (J. Robbins)

Debut 2012/2013
The Moor in The Moor's Pavane (J. Limón)
Birthday Offering (F. Ashton)
Unitxt (R. Siegal), creation

Debut 2013/2014
Lysander in A Midsummer Night's Dream (J. Neumeier)
Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)

Debut 2014/2015
Artifact II (W. Forsythe)
In A Landscape (R. Siegal)

Debut 2015/2016
Metric Dozen (R. Siegal)
Count N. in Lady of the Camellias (J. Neumeier)
Birbanto in Le Corsaire (M. Petipa/ I. Liška)
Adam is (A. Barton), creation

Debut 2015/2016
For the Children of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. A piece by Pina Bausch (P. Bausch)