Special Guest Norbert Nirewicz to play Dracula!

Norbert Nirewicz

Ballet guest Artist, Teacher, Choreographer

A native of Poland Norbert began his ballet studies at the National Ballet School in Gdansk. He was a finalist in Poland's national Ballet Competition in 1993 and obtained a silver medal in the same competition in 1995. As a Dancer for the Polish National Theater he portrayed roles in a variety of classical ballets such as "Swan Lake","Giselle","Sleeping Beauty" and "La Fille Mal Gardee" in Warsaw and throughout Europe. In 1997 Mr. Nirewicz joined Ballet Classico de Camara in Venezuela, as a Principal Dancer adding "La Bayadere", "Le Corsaire" and many more to his repertoire. After Mr. Nirewicz competed at the 1998 US International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Mississippi, he was offered a contract to join Cleveland/San Jose Ballet. He performed with the company for two seasons in Nahat's "Blue Suede Shoes" and Roland Petit's "Carmen" garnering public and critical acclaim. In the Summer of 2000 Norbert competed in New York International Ballet Competition where he was a finalist. After two seasons with Cleveland/San Jose Ballet Mr. Nirewicz joined Columbia City Ballet with a Principal contract where he performed in "Don Q" and "Dracula" among the others.

Since 2002 Norbert has been working as a Free Lance Dancer, Teacher and Choreographer adding many more ballets to his repertory such as "Apollo", "Who Cares", "Allegro Brilliante", "Combat", "Serenade", "Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, "Romeo & Juliet" to name the few as well as taught numerous Master Classes, Company Classes and Summer Intensive Workshops through out the country.


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