Amandine Albisson
Étoile

Season 17/18 ArtistBallet of the Opera
© James Bort / OnP

On March 5th 2014, she is made an « Étoile » following a performance of Onegin (John Cranko) in which she performed the role of Tatiana.

She has since added to her repertoire: Le Palais de Cristal, Violin Concerto, Diamants / Joyaux (George Balanchine), the title role of Giselle (after Coralli and Perrot), Herman Schmerman (Forsythe),the title role of Paquita (Pierre Lacotte after Joseph Mazilier and Marius Petipa), Études (Harald Lander), Chloé in Daphnis et Chloé (Benjamin Millepied), Clara in The Nutcracker (Rudolf Nureyev), Esmeralda in Notre-Dame de Paris (Roland Petit), Dances at a Gathering (Jerome Robbins).

Elle a depuis ajoute à son répertoire : Le Palais de cristal, Violin Concerto, Diamants / Joyaux (Balanchine), the title role of Giselle (d’après Coralli et Perrot), Herman Schmerman (Forsythe), the title role of Paquita (Lacotte d’après Mazilier et Petipa), Etudes (Lander), Garance in Les Enfants du paradis (Martinez), Chloé in Daphnis et Chloé (Millepied), Nikiya in La Bayadère, Juliette in Romeo et Juliette, Odette‑Odile in Le Lac des cygnes (Noureev), Esmeralda in Notre‑Dame de Paris (Petit), Dances at a Gathering, Other Dances, Les Variations Goldberg, En Sol (Robbins).

Creations at the Opera

  • Psyché – rôle de Vénus

    Ratmansky - 2011

  • Opus 19 / The Dreamer

    Robbins - 2015

  • Polyphonia

    Wheeldon - 2015

  • La Nuit s’achève

    Millepied - 2016

  • Brahms-Schonberg Quartet

    Balanchine - 2016

  • Approximate Sonata

    Forsythe - nouvelle version 2016

  • Renaissance

    Bertaud - 2017

Currently in

Career history

1999
She enters the Ballet School. 2006 She joins the Corps de ballet. 

2009 
She becomes a “Coryphée”. Prix du Cercle Carpeaux. She is cast in the role of the Nymph in The Afternoon of a Faun (Vaslav Nijinsky) and in the Peasants’ pas de deux in Giselle (after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot). 

2010 
She becomes a “Sujet” and dances the role of Polyhymnia in Apollo (George Balanchine), Rain (Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker), In the Middle Somewhat Elevated (William Forsythe), Suite en Blanc (Serge Lifar), the role of Winter and one of the two sisters in Cinderella, the Queen of the Dryads in Don Quichotte (Rudolf Nureyev), Vivette in L’Arlésienne, the Bohémienne in Le Loup (Roland Petit). 

2013 
Prix AROP de la Danse. She performs the title role of La Sylphide (Pierre Lacotte after Philippe Taglioni), Aurora the Dawn Princess in Sleeping Beauty (Rudolf Nureyev), the young girl in Le Loup and the Most Beautiful Girl in the World in Le Rendez-vous (Roland Petit), Afternoon of a Faun (Jerome Robbins). 

2014 
She becomes a “Première danseuse”.

Galerie

Etoile Amandine Albisson