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John Neumeier

choreographer , Ballet company director

John Neumeier, American choreographer, ballet company director. Founder John Neumeier Foundation, since 2006; Member Academy der Kuenste Hamburg, Academy der Kuenste Berlin, Golden Mask, 2002 (Medal for Science, 2003).

Background

Neumeier, John was born on February 24, 1942 in Milwaukee. Son of Albert and Lucille Neumeier.

Education

Bachelor, Marquette University, 1961. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Marquette University, 1987. Student, Stone-Camryn Ballet School, Chicago, 1962.

Student, Royal Ballet School, London, 1963. Student of Vera Volkova, Copenhagen, 1963.

Career

Dancer Sybil Shearer Company, Chicago, 1960-1962, Stuttgart Ballet, Germany, 1963-1969. Artistic director Frankfurt Opera Ballet, Germany, 1969-1973, Hamburg State Opera Ballet, Germany, since 1973. Professor City of Hamburg, 1987.

Director Hamburg Ballet, 1996, ballettintendant, since 1997. Foundation ballet school Hamburg State Opera, 1978. Foundation ballet center John Neumeier, ballet school, Hamburg State Opera company training under one roof., 1989.

Works

Membership

Founder John Neumeier Foundation, since 2006. Member Academy der Kuenste Hamburg, Academy der Kuenste Berlin, Golden Mask, 2002 (Medal for Science, 2003).

Connections

father:
Albert Neumeier

mother:
Lucille Neumeier