Pascal Sani is a well known dancer and choreographer who has performed at theaters and galas all over the world. He have had solo dance engagements and performed leading roles in various theaters like Maurice Bejarts famous »Ballet of the XXth Century«, Ballet van Vlanderen, theaters in Linz and Innsbruck (Austria), Zürich (Schweiz), and Köln, Düsseldorf, Bonn (Germany) amongst others.
He has received several prices in La Rochelle in France, Dubai and Germany for his dance and choreography.
Pascal and his wife Lotta Svalberg founded extra energy, a production company for their creations. Performing and creating for stages all over the world.
»It is the picture in it's totality witch is the source of inspiration. It is not just the goal but the path that leads us there.«
Pascal Sani trained at the state-run La Rochelle conservatory in France and was awarded for the first prize at the end of his studies.
For eight years he was a member of Maurice Bejart's famous »Ballett of the xxth century« performing until hundredthirty shows per year - fast eight months touring around the world per saison.
He was a dancer in the »Ballet van Vlanderen« production by Robert Denvers. As a soloist in the Tanzforum Köln he performed in »Lulu«, »Sherazade«, »Dansas Solitarias«, »Romeo&Juliet«, »Archilleus«, »Peer Gynt«, »La Cabina 26« and other productions directed & choreographed by Jochen Ulrich, like »Schlagschatten des Mondes« and »pasolini«. He gave guest performances in the Düsseldorf and Duisburg opera as Johan in »Salome« and as Droselmaier in »The Nut cracker« in Zürich as well as in the lead role in Nijinskij's »L'apres-Midi d'un Faune«.
As a guest performer at the Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck he performed in »Romeo and Juliet« and »Casanova« (choreography Jochen Ulrich) and in the »Choreographisches Theater« in Bonn he performed in the »Le Sacre du Printemps« and »Gilgamesch« (choreographed by the director Pavel Mikuláštík). Pascal was dancing in Eric Trottiers piece »Arena« in Fürth and Luxembourg. He was as well emploied as a guest dancer in the »Landes Theater« in Linz in »Cinderella«, »Campo Amor«, »Anna Karenina« & »Michelangelo«.
Lotta Svalberg is a well known dancer and choreographer who has performed at theatres and galas all over the world. She has had solo dance engagements and performed leading roles in various theatres like the Royal Swedish Ballet, Landes Theater Linz/Austria and in theatres all over Germany and in Hawaii.
She has received a nomination from The Queen of Sweden and won a coveted prize at the Finnish dance competition in Kuopio. Her performance was nominated as the »Best Act« at car shows in Dubai and in Istanbul for her unique dance choreographies. She has performed as a dancer and an actor in feature films in Sweden and in Germany.
Along with her husband and dance partner Pascal, she has created Extra Energy to create dance choreographies and performances for stages all over the world.
»It is the picture in its totality which is the source to our inspiration. It is not just the goal, but the path that leads us there.«
Lotta Svalberg studied at the Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm. She joined the Royal Swedish Ballet company in Stockholm after completing her education and performed many solo and principle roles. In Hawaii Lotta was engaged as guest dancer by »Dances we Dance Company« directed by Betty&Fritz Ludin, formal dancers from »The Limon Dance Company« in USA.
At the Tanzforum Köln she performed in solo roles such as Marie from »The Nut cracker« and danced the lead in »Lulu« (choreography Jochen Ulrich). She also performed the main role - »Red shoes« in »Jack in the box« by Lois Falco (Regisseur/ choreographer of TV production »Fame«). In »The Choreographische Theater Bonn« she danced in the production »Le Sacre du Printemps« (choreographed by Pavel Mikuláštík). Lotta was as well engaged as a guest dancer in Landes Theater Linz in Austria and performed the role of »Fürstin Betsy« in Jochen Ulrichs »Anna Karenina«.
I am thankful to have had the chanse to take classes from following teachers:
And as well for me very important teachers from various Theaters like:
Joe Allegado, Paul Haze, Toni Antoinette, Flora Cushman, Susanne Fromme, Eric Brun, Konstantin Damianov, Regina Beck-friis, Gösta Svalberg,Olga Lepeschinskaya, Betty Ludin, Björn Holmgren, Paul Melis,Charles Mudry, and many more.
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