Patrick Teschner

was born in Munich and trained at the Ballet Academy of his native town. Having graduated in 1989, he was engaged at the Ballet of the Bavarian State Opera. In 1994 he was promoted to first soloist. Patrick danced solo roles such as Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew, Mercutio and Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet, Hilarion in Giselle, Lysander and Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Basilio in Don Quijote, Lenski in Onegin, Gaston Rieux in The Lady of the Camellias, Widow Simone in La Fille mal gardée. His modern repertoire includes Forsythe’s Artifact II, the second detail and Limb's Theorem, José Limon’s The Unsung, Lucinda Childs' Haendel/Corelli and Hans van Manen's Three Pieces, Five Tangos, Black Cake and Concertante.

Patrick Teschner is also a successful choreographer: for Paseo he won a second prize at the Choreographic Competition in Hannover in 1993, with Quartett in G he reached the final round of the Dom Pérignon choreographic competition in Hamburg in 1999. This ballet was also performed by the Bavarian State Ballet at the Prinzregententheater in February 2000. His most recent choreography is El Café Orfeo (2002).