Jan-Eric Wiksnröm

Soloist Dancer in Royal Swedish Ballet 1991, Principal Dancer 1993, Dancer of the Court 2000.

Education: Royal Opera Ballet School and Swedish Ballet School.

Roles: The Prince in Swan lake (Natalie Conus, Peter Wright), Prince in The Sleeping Beauty (Beryl Grey), The Prince in Cinderella (Frederick Ashton), Albert in Giselle (Natalia Makarova), Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (Kenneth MacMillan), Charcoal Burner in Nutcracker (Par Isberg), Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream (John Neumeier), Rudolf in Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan), Solor and The Bronze God in La Bayadere (Natalia Makarova), Basilio in Don Quixote (Rudolf Nureyev), Ferdinand in The Tempest (Glen Tetley), James in La Sylphide (August Bournonville), Ninias in Semiramis (Regina Beck-Friis), The Shaman in The Moon Reindeer (Birgit Cullberg) etc.

Solo parts in ballets by Alvin Ailey, George Balanchine, Nils Christe, Ulysses Dove, William Forsythe, Kenneth Kvarnstrom, Jiri Kylian, Paul Taylor, Norberto dos Santos (Rite of Spring), Christopher Hamson, David Dawson etc.

Guest appearances: New Zeeland, Firenze, Budapest, Japan, USA, Great Britain, France etc. From the fall 2001 to the spring 2004 he was engaged as Principal Dancer at The English National Ballet in London where he danced leading roles such as The Prince and Rothbart in Swan Lake (Derek Deane), The Prince and Drosselmeier in Nutcracker (Derek Deane and Christopher Hampson), Prince in Cinderella (Corder), Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (Rudolf Nureyev), Franz in Coppelia (Ronald Hynd) and Double Concerto (Hampson).





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