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Eva Kolarova, Dancer, choreographer and dance professor

Personal information

Nationality: Czech and Canadian Permanent Resident

Education

1995 - 2004 Towens studio + Actors studio, Czech Republic

2000 - 2004 States Conservatoire of dance in Prague, Czech Republic

2004 - 2008 Secondary school in Prague - TCP, Czech Republic

2004 - 2006 School of Maurice Béjart "Rudra Béjart " in Lausanne, Switzerland

2006 - 2008 Ballett-Akademie, Heinz Bosl-Stiftung in Munich, Germany

Career

MARCH - JUNE 2018: Invited professor of contemporary dance technique and

choreographer at the Korean National University of Arts ( K’ARTS ) in Seoul, South Korea

JULY 2017: Free-lance dancer, choreographer and teacher

JUNE 2016 - JULY 2017: Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, Canada

AUGUST - OCTOBER 2015: Contract with Joseph Sturdy (Dans I Nord) for a new work,

The Haze, followed by a tour in Sweden

2015: She created her own project based company called Eva Kolarova Danse

2013: Promoted as a demi-soloist, GBC

2011 - MAY 2015: Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, Canada

2008 - 2011: Ballet de l Ó péra National du Rhin, France

Awards

2018

Special awards for best choreography at the International Choreographic Festival DICFestival in Daegu, South Korea 

2011

Special jury prize, at the Choreographic competition “Premio Roma Danza” in Rome, Italy

First prize – “Médaille d Ó r” at the International choreographic competition in Millau, France

2010

First prize - “GRAND PRIX” in Korea, Seoul-IMDC - International Modern Dance Competition

First prize, Neo-Classical category, in the International dance competition “Hellas”, Greece

Second prize, Contemporary category, in the International dance competition “Hellas”

First prize, at the International choreographic competition in Nyon, Suisse

2003

Special prize, at the choreographic competition in Prague “Prix de Jarmila Jerábková”

Creations and choreographies

2018

• Creation and presentation of a new piece “Encounter” ( 20min ) premiered within the Festival Quartiers Danse 2018 at Cinquième Salle, Place des Arts, in Montreal, Canada 

• Presentation of two new short pieces at the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur  

• Creation and presentation of a new choreography “Garden of Eden" ( 15min ) at the KARTS show in Seoul, South Korea

• Creation and presentation of a new solo piece called "Who was I?" ( 15min ) at the International Choreographic Festival DICFestival in Daegu, South Korea 

2017

• Production, direction and administration of the full-length multimedia performance “Blue Dependence" ( 60min ) for in total 8 artist’s, premiere took place on October 20th and 21st at Cinquième Salle at Place des Arts in Montreal

• Creation and presentation of the new choreography “Constellation" (25min long) at the festival Quartiers Danses, Montréal

• Presentation of two short pieces at the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur

• Selected as an emerging choreographer for Springboard 2017 in Montreal.

2016

• Participation at a Gala, Carte Blanche organized by Danse a la Carte with a new duet “Chrysalis”.

• Creation and work in progress of a new creation “Matiére”, two weeks residency in Montbéliard in France followed by a public representation.

• Reprise of “Fragmented Mind” within a festival Classica, the show was invited to be part by the artistic director

Marc Boucher and the performance was held in Multi-purpose centre in St.Lambert with great success

• Production, direction and administration of the full-length multimedia performance "Fragmented Mind" ( 60min ) for

in total 16 dancers, premiere took place on February 12th and 13th at Cinquième Salle at Place des Arts in Montreal

2015

• "Cycle" has been selected for the 20th edition of Vue sur la relève, the festival took place in April 2015 at Theatre Le Plaza Montréal

2014

• Creation and presentation of new choreography "Cycle – Phase II." (25min long) within the project “Métamorphose", organized by Studio 303, Montréal

• Creation and presentation of the new choreography “Cycle" (20min long) at the festival Quartiers Danses, Montréal

2012

• Creation and presentation of new choreography "Soul of woman" (10min long) at the Gala performance in Seoul, South Korea

• Creation and presentation of the full evening performance "Métamorphose de l'amour" (60min long) at the Theatre La Chapelle in Montréal

2011

• Creation and presentation of a new choreography for “Conservatoire de danse de Mulhouse”( 15min long choreography)

• Creation and presentation of new choreography “Looking back” (10min long duet) at the Gala performance in Prague, Czech republic

2010

• Creation of a performance for “Conservatoir de danse de St-Louis” (piece 30min long), France

• Creation of choreography “Firefly” (15min long) within the performance called "Rêves 6" for the company “Ballet du Rhin”, France

2007

• Creation of full-evening performance “Danse Portrait de Eva Kolarova” (60min long), at the theatre ABC in Prague, Czech republic

2005

• Creation and presentation of the solo choreography “Sound” ( 6min) for the performance of the school of Maurice Béjart in Lausanne, Switzerland

2004

• Participation at the international television festival "Golden Prague” with two short dance films of her own choreographies “Kopelent” and “Sonata per cembalo” ( each 10min long)

Professional experience and dance repertory

2018 - Korean National University of Arts in Seoul

Guest teacher of contemporary technique and choreography at Korean National University of Arts in Seoul, South Korea (KARTS)

2016/2017 - Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal:

Tours in Canada, Europe, China and USA, performing “Kosmos" by Andonis Foniadakis, “Balcao" by Itzik Galili and

“Rouge” by Rodrigo Pederneiras

2016 - As a Freelance:

Performance in collaboration with Art Crush, Heart and Breath music by Richard Reed Parry in Multi-purpose centre in St.Lambert

Participation as a choreographer in research choreographic residence in Montbeliard, France for a creation of a new show “Matiére” in collaboration with Thomas Patchoud and company Ikari.

2015

Participation at the NDT summer Intensive, Den Hague, Netherlands

Participation as a dancer in two months project, new creation "The Haze" by Joseph Sturdy, followed by a tour with the shows in north of Sweden

2015 - Les Grands Ballets Canadiens:

“La jeune fille et la mort” from Stephan Thoss “Petit prince” from Didy Veldman

2014

Minus one” par O.Naharin

La Nuit transfigurée” par S.Celis

2013

Silver fairy “ Sleeping beauty”, Mats Ek

Main role in “Reve”, S.Thoss

“Toot and Danz”, from D.Veldman and O.Naharin

2012

“Snow Queen” , “Gouttes rose” end “Espagnole”, in “ Nutcracker ” Main role in “Princes de la lune" in the ballet

“Kaguyahime”, J.Kylián Tour in Europe and Oman with GBC

2011 - Ballet du Rhin:

“Work within work”, W.Forsythe

“Swan lake”, Bertrand D Á t

2010

J.Kylián (“Blackbird”), Emanuel Gat (“Action d’Observation")

Principal role in “Sinfonietta” and “Overgrown Path” ch: J. Kylián

Principal role in “Papillons” ( solo yellow butterfly ) ch: B.D Á t

“Giselle” (petite amie, Willis and pas de deux Vendange), ch: Maina Gielgud

2009

Invited to dance at the “40th Anniversary of Northern Ballet Theatre ś ” with pas de deux, “In the mood”, UK

“In the mood” at the Gala, Paris

“Songs from before”, Lucinda Childs

“Suite”, de Jo Stromgren

Danced at the Gala in Prague, “Mezinárodní týdny tance” with her own choreography

2008

“Flockwork” ( ch.:A.Ekman )

“Copelia” ( ch.:Jo Stromgren )

“La Sylphide” ( A.Bournoville)

“Variation pour une porte et une soupir” ( M.Béjart ) “Le mandarin merveilleux” ( Lucinda Childs )

“Reves” ( M. Guilhaumon et B.D Á t )

2007

“Swan lake”, compagnie Staatsballett, Munich “Le Corsaire”, compagnie Staatsballett, Munich

2006 et 2007 - Ballett-Akademie de Munich:

Choreographies Hans van Manen, Jiří Kylián, George Balanchine “Serenade”, D.Lichine

“Graduation ball”, M.Fokine

“Les Sylphides” andRobert North

2006 - Rudra Béjart Lausanne:

Danced with Béjart Ballet “Secret de Printemps” and “Zarathustra”, Lausanne Tour with Rudra Béjart in Switzerland, Italy and France

2005

Tour with Rudra Béjart in Germany, Austria, Luxembourg and France

2000 à 2004 - States Conservatoire of dance in Prague:

Several performances with“Actors studio”, Prague

2002

“Sleeping beauty” and “Nutcracker” at the National Theatre in Prague, Czech republic