FRIEDEMANN VOGEL

Principal, Stuttgart Ballet

 

 

Friedemann Vogel was born in Stuttgart (Germany), completed his ballet training at the Princess Grace Academy of Classical Dance in Monte Carlo with the John Gilpin scolarship from Princess Antoniette de Monaco. He showed his outstanding talent by winning several international ballet competition awards.  in 1997 he won the Prix de Lausanne, the Gold medall in the Prix de Louxembourg, Eurocity competion in Italy and 1998 he won the Jackson Competition USA.

1999 Friedemann Vogel  joined the Stuttgart Ballet and quickly rose through the ranks. In 2002 he was promoted to first soloist, the company's highest rank.

In the same year he also won the much-coveted Erik Bruhn Prize  in Toronto Canada. Friedemann Vogel has been elected Dancer of the Year 2010 by the international dance critics survey of the magazine TANZ.

His repertory includes title roles in the classics, as well as principal roles in pieces by Choreographers ranging from Cranko and Balanchine to Robbins and Kylián, from Neumeier to Forsythe and McGregor.

Friedemann Vogel was invited by the most prestigious companies like the Teatro alla Scala Milano, the English National Ballet, the National Ballet of China, the Tokyo Ballet, Ballets de Santiago de Chile, the Finnish National Ballet, Berlin and Munich.