Denis Vieira

First soloist
Denis Vieira was born in Brazil. He received his training at the ballet academy of the Teatro Bolshoi no Brasil from 2000 to 2008. He danced as soloist at the Municipal Theatre Ballet of Rio de Janeiro from 2010 to 2014, followed by two years at the Ballett Zurich. From 2016 on he was a guest artist at the Staatsballetts Berlin. With the beginning of the 2019/20 season Denis Vieira joined the Bayerisches Staatsballett as first soloist. In the summer of 2020 he decided to pursue new career paths. He died in December 2022.

Repertoire (excerpt)
Romeo in Romeo und Julia (J. Cranko)
Onegin, Lenski in Onegin (J. Cranko)
Siegfried in Swan Lake (A. Ratmansky)
Giselle (P. Wright, P. Bart)
Four Temperaments (Sanguinic) (G. Balanchine)
Jewels / Diamonds Pas de Deux (G. Balanchine)
Frank Bridge Variations (H. van Manen)
Wings of Wax, Gods and Dogs (J. Kylián)
Leonce and Lena (C. Spuck)
Vronsky in Anna Karenina (C. Spuck)
Forellenquintett (M. Schläpfer)
Prince in The Nutcracker, Blue Bird in Sleeping Beauty (Nacho Duato)
New Sleep (W. Forsythe)
In the Middle Somewhat Elevated (W. Forsythe)
Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett
Count Alexei Vronsky in Anna Karenina (Chr. Spuck)
Franz in Coppélia (R. Petit)
Balletmaster Drosselmeier in The Nutcracker (J. Neumeier)
Gladiator in Spartacus (Y. Grigorovich)
Dancer in Sunyata (W. McGregor)
Dancer in Kairos (W. McGregor)

(Information as of: Dec 2022)