Zuzana Zahradníková

First soloistZuzana Zahrdaníková was born in Olomouc (Moravia) and trained at the Prague Conservatory. At competitions in Vienna and Budapest she became finalist and danced in several gala-performances.
After being a Trainee in season 1999/2000, she joined the Bavarian State Ballet one year later as a Corps de ballet dancer. In autum 2004, Zuzana Zahradníková was promoted to Soloist rank, in 2007/2008 to First Soloist rank. Her repertoire includes solo roles in La Bayadère (M. Petipa/P. Bart), Don Quijote, Brahms-Schönberg-Quartett (G. Balanchine), the second detail and Limb''s Theorem (W. Forsythe), as well as the White Lady in Raymonda (R. Barra), Hermia in Neumeier’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the bride''s mother in Kylián''s Svadebka.With the end of the season 2015/2016, Zuzana Zahrdaníková has left the Bayerisches Staatsballett.Debut 2005/2006
Solo part in Century Rolls (D. Bombana), creation
Myrtha in Giselle (P. Wright)Debut 2006/2007
Odalisk in Le Corsaire (M. Petipa/I. Liška)
Solo part in Chamber Symphony (L. Childs)Debut 2007/2008
Solo Ariel in The Tempest (J. Mannes)
Große Fuge (H. van Manen)
White Couple in Katalyse (J. Cranko)Debut 2008/2009
Sister in A Cinderella Story (J. Neumeier)
Odalisk in Shéhérazade (M. Fokine)
Prudence in The Lady of the Camellias (J. Neumeier)
Zugvögel (J. Kylián), creationDebut 2009/2010
The Hostess in Les Biches (B. Nijinska)Debut 2010/2011
Madame Larina in Onegin (J. Cranko)
Fairy Variation and Duchess in Sleeping Beauty (M. Petipa/I. Liška)
Lady of the Street in The Taming of the Shrew (J. Cranko)
Queen Mother in Illusions - like Swan Lake (J. Neumeier)Debut 2011/2012
Mercedes in Don Quijote (R. Barra after M. Petipa/A. Gorski, tradition)
Mistress Stahlbaum / ''La fille du Pharao'' in The Nutcracker (J. Neumeier)
Gods and Dogs (J. Kylián)
1st Pas de trois in Goldberg-Variations (J. Robbins)Debut 2012/2013
Gamzatti in La Bayadère (M. Petipa/P. Bart)
Nikiya in La Bayadère (M. Petipa/P. Bart)
2nd Solo-Girl in Choreartium (L. Massine)
Unitxt (R. Siegal), creationDebut 2013/2014
Girl with crown in Le Sacre du printemps (M. Wigman)Debut 2014/2015
Variation in Paquita (M. Petipa/A. Ratmansky)Debut 2015/2016
For the Children of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. A piece by Pina Bausch (P. Bausch)