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Martin Schläpfer Edit Profile

Performing company executive

Martin Schläpfer, Swiss performing company executive. Fax: D 6131 2851179. Recipient Prix de Lausanne award, 1977, Kunstpreis Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, 2002, Dance prize Foundation Heinz Spoerli, 2003, Benois Dance prize, 2006.

Background

Schläpfer, Martin was born on December 26, 1959 in Altstätten, Switzerland.

Education

Studied with, Marianne Fuchs and Peter Appel, 1977. Student, Royal Ballet School, 1978.

Career

Principal Basler Ballett, Switzerland, 1978-1983, 1985-1989. Soloist Royal Winnipeg Ballet Canada, 1983-1984. Director, owner Dance Place, Basle, Switzerland, 1990-1994.

Artistic director Berne Ballet, Bern, Switzerland, 1994-1999, ballettmainz at Staatstheater, Mainz, Germany, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Fax: D 6131 2851179.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Appeared in (ballets) 4 Temperaments, Les Patineurs, Songs of a Wayfarer, Five Tangos, Grosse Fuge, Profiteur in Green Table, co-creator Fritz in Nutcracker, Till Eulenspiegel, Midsummer Night's Dream, Pierrot Lunaire, Chäs, Törless, La Fille mal gardée, choreographer Berne Ballet, Haydn-Variations, Rückert-Lieder, Strange Fruit, (television films) Divertimento, 1996, Empty Games, 1997, The Four Seasons, 2000, television films Frogs and Crows Telemann, choreographer Firebird, Stabat Mater, Dritte Symphonie Martinu, Vespers, String Quartet Mendelssohn, Last Sleep Tavener, choreographies for balletmainz Orgelkonzert, Appenzellertänze, (television films) Drittes Klavierkonzert Schnittke, 2000, Mourned by the Wind Kantcheli, Adagio für Glasharmonika Mozart, Concerto Grosso and Violakonzert Schnittke, Kunst der Fuge Bach, Firebird, Musica ricercata Ligeti, Partita Northern 6 Bach, Ritirata notturna Berio/Boccherini, In My Day and Night Pavey, Diabelli Variations, 7 Symphony, Beethoven, Rendering Schubert/Berio, String Quartet Lutoslawski, Tanzuite Lachenmann, March, Waltz, Polka, Straussein Wald, ein See Pavey, Pathétique Tchaikovsky, Obelisco. Appeared on cover Dance magazine, 1983, Ballet International, 1985.