Urban Matej

Czech Republic, born in Prague, on November 18th 1986.

Urban Matej
Training

Training

1998-2006
Dance Conservatory of Prague.
 

The artist

The artist

2006-2008: Half-Soloist at the Prague National Theatre

2008-2017: Soloist at The Bayerisches Staatsballett
Illusions-Like Swan Lake, Lady of the Camillias, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (John Neumeier), Onegin, Roméo et Juliette (John Cranko), La Fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton), Paquita (Marius Petipa & Alexeï Ratmansky), Spartacus (Yuri Grigorovich) and leading roles in ballets from Mats Ek, Jiri Kylian, Pina Bausch, Nacho Duato, William Forsythe, José Limon, Azure Barton.

2017: : Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo
Choreographies of Jean-Christophe Maillot: the Prince, the King in LAC, The King in La Belle, the Father in Cendrillon, Lysandre in Le Songe, Friar Laurent in Roméo et Juliette, Petruchio in La Mégère apprivoisée.

Other choreographers : Aria II in Violin Concerto (George Balanchine).

Awards and distinctions 

Awards and distinctions 

2003 Prix Carpeaux in Valenciennes, France. - Class Excellence 2nd price
2003 International Ballet contest in Brno, Czech Republic. - Class B 3rd prize
2004 Primo premio Roma, Italy. - Class Junior 1st Prize
2005 Prix Carpeaux Valenciennes, France. - Grand Prix Carpeaux International
2015 Irène Lejeune Ballett Preis

Urban Matej
Friar Laurence in "Romeo and Juliet" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
Petruchio in "La Mégère apprivoisée" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
The King in "LAC" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
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Friar Laurence in "Romeo and Juliet" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
Petruchio in "La Mégère apprivoisée" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
The King in "LAC" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB