Eve Andre-Tuga


Eve Andre-Tuga graduated from the Tallinn Ballet School in 1996. She is the soloist of the Estonian National Ballet since the same year. Roles: the title role in Prokofiev’s “Cinderella”, Julia (Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet”), Swanilda (Delibes’s/Hynd’s “Coppélia”), Klara (Delibes’s/Bigonzetti’s “Coppélia”), Marie and Sugar Plum Fairy (Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”), Sylph (Bournonville’s “La Sylphide”), Snow White (Harangozó’s “Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs”), Constance (Nixon’s “The Three Musketeers”), Cassandra (Cannito’s “Cassandra”), Kesler’s Desdemona (“Othello”) and Tina (“Werewolf”), Antigone (Murdmaa’s “Antigone”), Lescaut’s Mistress (MacMillan’s “Manon”), Adele (Hynd’s “Rosalinde”), soloist in Scholz’s “Symphony No. 2” and in Christe’s “Before Nightfall”, Adamson’s jazz ballets (“In the Mood with Duke”, “Then and Now”, “At the Still Point”), Glauce (Schiavoni’s “Medea” to the music of Stravinsky, Schnittke and Dead Can Dance), etc. She has won several awards, including the Young Dancer Prize of the Estonian Cultural Endowment (1996) and the grant of the Cultural Endowment (1999, 2008), the Klaudia Maldutis Prize (1998), a diploma and “The most charming pair” title by the press at Arabesque 2000 (Perm, with Sergei Upkin), Philip Morris Dance Prize for the roles in “The Nutcracker” and in the jazz ballet “In the Mood with the Duke” by R. Adamson (2000), the annual Estonian Theatre Award in the field of ballet (2009), ERGO Dance Award 2010, Estonian Professional Dancers’ Union Colleague Prize 2011. From 2018 Andre-Tuga is the repetiteur of the Estonian National Ballet.

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