Jinhao Zhang


Jinhao Zhang was born in 1995 in Dalian, China and grew up in Shanghai. He studied at the Tongji University, Shanghai from 2010 to 2014. He became a student at the English National Ballet School in 2013 and joined the English National Ballet in 2014. In 2017/18 Jinhao Zhang joined the Bayerisches Staatsballett as a soloist. Since 2018/19 he is engaged as a first soloist and since the season 2021/22 as principal.

(Information as of 2023)

Silver medalist at the Genée International Ballet Competition, 2011
Prize winner at Prix de Lausanne, 2013
Winner of the Emerging Dancer Award, 2015
Silver medalist and Best Choreography Award at the Beijing International Ballet and Choreography Competition, 2015

Ali and Lankedem in Le Corsaire (M. Petipa)
Le Sacre du Printemps (P. Bausch)
Paris in Romeo and Juliet (R. Nureyev)
The Nutcracker in The Nutcracker (W. Eagling)
Giselle (P. Wright/M. Petipa)

Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett

Crassus in Spartacus (Y. Grigorovich)
Faschingsprinz in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)
Kostja in Anna Karenina (C. Spuck)
Dancer in Borderlands - Portrait Wayne McGregor (W. McGregor)
Count Jean de Brienne in Raymonda (R. Barra, M. Petipa)
Richard in Cecil Hotel (A. Kaydanovskiy)
Solo couple in Jewels: Diamonds (G. Balanchine)
Vronsky in Anna Karenina (C. Spuck)
Des Grieux in The Lady of the Camellias (J.Neumeier)
Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake (Ray Barra)
Albrecht in Giselle (J. Coralli/J. Perrot/M. Petipa)
Burmin in Der Schneesturm (A. Kaydanovskiy)
Soloist in Paradigma: Broken Fall (R. Maliphant)
Dancer in Paradigma: With a Chance of Rain (L. Scarlett)
Prince Guillaume in Cinderella (C. Wheeldon)
Dancer in Passages: Pictures at an Exhibition (A. Ratmansky)
Theseus/Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream (J. Neumeier)
Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)
Dancer in Tchaikovsky Overtures (A. Ratmansky)
1st Solo-Pair iin Jewels: Emeralds (G. Balanchine)
Dancer in in Junge Choreographen: Consonance (P. Walker)
Rotbart in Swan Lake (Ray Barra)
Solor in La Bayadère (P. Bart, M. Petipa)
Lucien d'Hervilly in Paquita/Grand Pas Classique (M. Petipa)
Principal in Le Parc (A. Preljocaj)
Onegin in Onegin (J. Cranko)