Marianna Venekei | Coaching Ballet Master, Choreographer
She graduated from the Hungarian Dance Academy in 1986 as a student of Zsuzsa Kun and Tamás Koren. She joined the Hungarian State Opera House in the same year, and was promoted to be a titular ballet soloist in 1992. Besides classical pieces, in which she has danced a large number of solo roles, she has appeared in the contemporary repertoire of the Opera House in pieces by Kylian, Hammadi, Naisy, Jamison, Forsythe and Attila Egerházi. She has participated in many tours of the Hungarian National Ballet in Austria, Italy, Germany, Canada, Hong Kong, Mexico and Taiwan. She made her first choreography for the Young Choreographers' Night organized by the Hungarian National Ballet in 2002. Her choreography Chapter 2 won first prize at the International Choreography Competition in Saint-Sauveur, Canada in 2003. Since then she has made choreographies for several theatrical performances.