Peter Jolesch started his training at the ballet school in Rosenheim before he joined thethe conservatory in Munich. In 1970 he became apprentice in the ballet company of the Bayerische Staatsoper and one year later was engaged as a dancer of the Corps de ballet. Further engagements led him to the London Festival Ballet and the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf before he returned to Munich in 1977. In 2009, Jiří Kylián created a solo variation for him in his ballet Zugvögel. He also dances the leading role of Michael Simon's creation The Yellow Sound.
In the 2016/2017 season Peter Jolesch returns as a Guest Artist.
Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett
Gremin in Onegin (J. Cranko)
Monsieur G.M. in Manon (K. MacMillan)
Title role in Don Quijote (M. Petipa)
Pater Lorenzo in Romeo und Julia (J. Cranko)
The Duke in The Lady of the Camellias (J. Neumeier)
Thomas in La Fille mal gardée (F. Ashton)