J a r e k    C e m e r e k

Official Name:

J a r o s l a v  C e m e r e k



23rdDecember 1973 in the Czech Republic


Czech, English & French


four years studies of classical ballet at the Conservatoire in Ostrava (CZ), short-term study of dance at the Theatre Academy in Helsinki (Finland) , BAof choreography and MAof dance pedagogy at The Music Faculty of The Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

Currently studing aplied ethics at Charles Univesity in Prague



The winner of both prizes on the Czech Dance Platform “The Dance Piece of the Year 2011” and “The Dancer of the Year 2011” 

  • 2018 - Professorship in Contemporary Dance (50% part-time) at A. Bruckner University in Linz (Austria);teaching for Carte Blanche, Skånes Dance Theater (Sweden), Balettakademien Göteborg, Danscentum Stockholm; choreography and teaching for University of Stavanger (Norway); creative workshop for Dansalliansen Stockholm
  • 2017 - Winner of the Professorship in Contemporary Dance at A. Bruckner University in Linz (Austria); choreography for Norrdans (Sweden); teaching for Carte Blanche, Skånes Dance Theater (Sweden), Gothenburg Opera, Norrdans (Sweden); choreography and teaching for Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO),Codarts Rotterdam, A. Bruckner University in Linz; restaging of the choreography Seven Brothers for Norrdans
  • 2016 - Choreography and teaching for A. Bruckner University in Linz (Austria); workshop in Minsk (Belarus); teaching for Conservatoire National Supérieur in Lyon; teaching for Yuval Pick Dance Company and for Centre national de la dance in Lyon; dance teacher at New Zealand School of Dance; teaching for New Zealand Dance Company in Auckland; choreography for University of Wyoming; teaching at International Dance Festival in Wyoming
  • 2015 - Choreography for Laboratory Dance Project Company in Seoul; one semester teaching for Korea National University of Arts; choreographing and managing for 7thNami Island International Children´s Book Festival in South Korea; teaching for Balettakademien Göteborg; teaching for Gothenburg Opera Dance Company; choreography and teaching for A. Bruckner University in Linz (Austria); teaching for New Zealand School of Dance; teaching for Skånes Dansteater (Sweden); winner of the audition from 50 candidates from all of the world for one year teaching position at New Zealand School of Dance
  • 2014 - Choreography for Conservatoire National Supérieur de Danse Paris; teaching for DV8 (London); teaching for Carte Blance (Norway); choreography and teaching for University of Stavanger (Norway); choreography for Norrdans (Sweden); script writer, director and choreographer for new dance-acrobatic project Loser(s) in Prague; teaching at Dance School of Shanghai Theatre Academy; teacher at The Icelandic Dance Company (Reykjavik)
  • 2013 - Choreography for D. Frankel Co. Newcastle (UK); teaching at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Danse Paris; at National Theatre Prague, at Norrdans (Sweden); choreography for Bohemia Balet Prague
  • 2012 - Choreography and teaching for The Juilliard School in New York; teaching at Steps on Broadway, Peridance and Dance New Amsterdam; choreography for University of Hartford (USA); contemporary dance teacher at Palucca Schule – Hochschule für Tanz in Dresden 
  • 2011 - One year full-time teaching of contemporary dance at Palucca Schule – Hochschule für Tanz in Dresden; guest teacher at The Juilliard School in New York, Huntington Beach High School in California, Orange County High School for the Arts in California

  • 2010 - Choreography for Balletboyz at The Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London (the winner of a choreographic competition from 185 choreographers); guest teacher at Iwanson School of Modern Dance in Munich 

  • 2009 - Co-Founder of the contemporary dance company Albamora in Denmark; teacher at The Royal Ballet School in Denmark 

  • 2008 - Dancer and Teacher at Stadttheater Bern (Switzerland), collaboration with Hofesh Schechter, Alexander Ekman & Cathy Marston               

  • 2007 - Dancer at the Royal Opera House in London, collaboration with Cathy Marston,  the main role in the performance Echo and Narcissus

  • 2006 - Dancer with Dance Theatre of Ireland

  • 2005-2006 - Dancer with Cie. Willi Dorner (Vienna)

  • 2004-2005 - Dancer with the contemporary dance company Thor in Brussels, collaboration with Thierry Smith

  • 2003-2004 - Dancer with Tanztheaterwien (Vienna), collaboration with Liz King, Kristine Kono

  • 2002 - Selection by competition for a new project of JazzXchange company in London

        with Sharon Wray

  • 2001 - Dancer with the company La Terra Nuova (Italy), collaborations with Luca Bruni

  • 1999-2000 - Dancer with Bratislava Dance Theatre, collaboration with Bill Young and Daniel Ezralow

  • 1998-1999 - Member of the ballet ensemble of the State Opera in Prague, dancing-actors role in

       Phillipe Glass´ opera The Fall of the Usher`s House (Winner of Best Opera 2000 )

  • 1996-1997 - Dancer with the  Laterna Magica company in Prague, choreogr. Jean-Pierre Aviotte

  • 1992-1996 - Classical ballet dancer and solo dancer with the National Theatre in Ostrava (CZ)

Teaching experience: since 1996

Dance Companies:DV8 (London),Gothenburg Opera Dance Company,Carte Blance (Norway),Skånes Dansteater (Sweden), Norrdans (Sweden),Ballet of The StadtTheater Bern (Ballet & Contemporary), The Icelandic Dance Company (Reykjavik),Yuval Pick Dance Company (Lyon),Balletboyz(London),National Theatre in Prague,Company Thor (Brussels),Cie. Willi Dorner (Wienna),New Zealand Dance Companyetc.

Schools/Universities:Juilliard School (New York),University of Wyoming,Conservatoire National Supérieur de Danse (Paris and Lyon),Korean National University of Arts,New Zealand School of Dance, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO), Codarts Rotterdam, Palucca Schule (Dresden),The Royal Ballet School (Denmark),Balettakademien Göteborg,A. Bruckner University in Linz (Austria),University of Stavanger (Norway),Dance School of Shanghai Theatre Academy,Huntington Beach High School (California),Tanzplan Dresden, Iwanson School of Modern Dance (Munich),Dance Conservatoire Prague,  The Theatre Academy (Helsinki)etc.  


Choreographic works:

  • 2018 – The Moment (University of Stavanger, Norway);  The Present (A. Bruckner University in Linz, Austria)

  • 2017 – Castaways(Norrdans, Sweden);  Ensign (Codarts Rotterdam); Unity (Oslo National Academy of the Arts);Etwaszwischenuns (A. Bruckner University in Linz, Austria); United (Härnösands Folkhögskola, Sweden)

  • 2016 – Women, We Men, We Man(University of Wyoming, USA); Star Shine(International Dance Festival in Wyoming, USA); Luft (A. Bruckner University in Linz, Austria)

  • 2015 – Heaves(Laboratory Dance Project, Seoul, South Korea); Untitled(Korean National University of Arts, Department of Choreography, Seoul); Woodcutter and Fairy(7thNami Island International Children´s Book Festival in South Korea)

  • 2014 – Seven Brothers(Norrdans, Sweden); Loser(s)(Letní Letná, Prague, CZ); “8”(University of Stavanger, Norway); Fated Shade(Conservatoire national supérieur, Paris, F)

  • 2013 – Borderlands(Dora Frankel Co., Newcastle, UK); Two Solos (Conservatoire national supérieur, Paris, F); Words of Amber(Bohemia Balet Prague, CZ)

  • 2012 – Footholds(Juilliard School, New York, USA); Untitled(choreography for Juilliard School student Spencer Dickhaus); Don’t Stay Here(University of Hardford, USA)

  • 2011 – Void(Balletboyz, London, UK)

  • 2009 – Void Amongst Humans(Albamora, Denmark)

  • 2008 – VAH(Made in Bern, Stadttheater Bern, Switzerland)

Teaching skills:
Contemporary dance, classical ballet, classical pas de deux, modern dance, jazz dance, contact improvisation, improvisation, composition, choreography, ballroom dance, pilates 
Lifelong learning:
Psychology, philosophy, sociology, management of human resources; certifications(online courses): Work with Information, Networking: The Natural Way to Professional Cooperation, Talent Management of Generation Y