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Everyone looks happy - John Neumeier and Giselle
The principle dancer Alexandre Riabko Hamburger Ballet
John Neumeier and some of the dancers ( Carolina Aguero )
Simon Gallaher Brisbane
Back in Hamburg - Staatsoper (Operahouse)
... has been the Artistic Director and Chief Choreographer of The Hamburg Ballet since 1973.
John Neumeier, was born in 1942 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. He studied ballet both in Copenhagen and at the Royal Ballet School in London.
In 1963 he was "discovered" in London by Marcia Haydée and Ray Barra, leading John Cranko to engage him at the Stuttgart Ballet, where he progressed to solo dancer.
In 1969 Neumeier became Director of the Ballet in Frankfurt, In 1973 August he took on his long lasting position in Hamburg.
The Hamburg Ballet became one of the leading ballet companies in the German dance scene and has received international recognition.
In 2011, John Neumeier founded the first National Youth Ballet in Germany, based at the Ballettzentrum( Ballet Centre) in Hamburg.
Giselle has been fortunate to see one of his first Ballets in January 1974, Romeo and Juliet.
John Neumeier and the Hamburger Ballet performed in Australia - Brisbane in August 2012.
Giselle attended the performance of Nijinsky, at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and met John Neumeier and members of The Hamburg Ballet and Queensland Symphony Orchestra at an exclusive post-performance Hamburg Ballet cocktail party.