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Medhi Walerski

Medhi Walerski

CHOREOGRAPHIC WORKSHOP - NETHERLANDS

EDUCATION

Conservatoire National Supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris (Honors Student)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dancer

2000 - 2001 Paris Opera Ballet, Paris France (Dancer)

2001 - 2003 Netherlands Dance Theatre 2, The Netherlands (Dancer)

2003 - 2014 Netherlands Dance Theatre 1, The Netherlands (Dancer & Choreographer)

During his time at NDT Medhi was an integral part of the company adding to the creative innovative style that NDT is world renown for. He was part of the creation of many new works while at the same time dancing the existing repertoire of the company. Medhi has worked closely alongside the creative forces of internationally established choreographers and performed works from choreographers such as Jiri Kylian, William Forsythe, George Balanchine, Paul Lightfoot and Sol Leon, Hans Van Manen, Crystal Pite, Emio Greco, Angelin Preljocaj, Jacopo Godani, Maurice Bejart, Johan Inger.

During his illustrious career Medhi has performed all over the world, including:

• Paris Opera Theatre, Paris,France

• Lucent Dance Theatre, Den Haag, TheNetherlands

• Sadlers Wells, LondonUK

• Lincoln Centre, New York City,USA

• National Opera Oslo, Oslo,Norway

• Teatro Real, Barcelona,Spain

• Sydney Opera House, Sydney,Australia

• Marinsky Theatre, St Petersborg,Russia

• Music Centre, Los Angeles,USA

• Hong Kong Performing Arts Centre, Hong Kong,China

• Beijing Opera House, Beijing,China

Pathe Live

2012 - 2013 NDT broadcast 5 different live performances to over 600-movie theatres worldwide; Medhi was a featured artist as both a dancer and choreographer.

AWARDS

VSCD Dansprijs (Dance prize), Swan for the best dance performance of 2013 in 'School of Thought' by Paul Lightfoot and Sol Leon

Medhi danced major roles in 2 productions that won the VSCD Productieprijs (Production prize) in 2003 and 2006 'Subject to Change' and 'Shoot the Moon' both by Paul Lightfoot and Sol Leon.

Medhi is now a free lance dancer guesting mostly still with the Netherland Dans Theater .

Alongside his commitments to NDT, for the past 4 years Medhi has been performing with 'The Stars of the 21st Century' in International Gala's such as The Kremlin Gala, Russia, Les Hivernales de la Danse, Belgium and Despertares, Mexico, alongside some of the top dance artists of this generation, such as Misty Copeland, Daniil Simkin, Lucia Lacarra, Alina Cojocaru,Maria Kochetkova, Isaac Hernandez, Drew Jacoby, Daniel Ulbricht, Megan Fairchild and Yuan Yuan Tan among others.

OTHER

Yves Saint Laurent Perfume Launch, Paris France.

MEDHI WALERSKI – CHOREOGRAPHY

• 2006 Moume Up and Coming Choreographers, Netherlands Dance Theatre(NDT), TheNetherlands

• 2008 Mammatus, Netherlands Dance Theatre 2 (NDT2), TheNetherlands

• 2008 Underneath, Netherlands Dance Theatre 1 (NDT1), TheNetherlands

• 2009 Words Failed Me, Bern Ballet,Switzerland

• 2009 LaLaLand, Goteborg Ballet,Sweden

• 2011 Petit Ceremonie, Ballet BC,Canada

• 2011 Blink of an eye, Netherlands Dance Theatre 1 (NDT1), TheNetherlands

• 2012 Chamber Netherlands Dance Theatre 1 (NDT1), TheNetherlands

         - Chamber was mentioned in the LA Times as one of the top10 performances of 2013

• 2014 Prelude Ballet BC,Canada.

• 2015 Aureum Nederland Dans Theater 2 (NDT2), TheNetherlands

• 2015 Voices of Finance, film directed by Clara Van Goel choreographed by Medhi Walerski

• 2016 Full evening Ballet BC –Prelude/Natus

• 2016 Garden Netherlands Dance Theater 1 (NDT 1), TheNetherlands

• 2017 Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam (NDT 1), TheNetherlands - Side A: Split into One

 

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