Ballet-Curriculum Prof. Peter Breuer
Peter Breuer was born in Tegernsee ,Germany , the son of Pianist and Conductor Peter Bruno Breuer.
At the age of eleven he began balletlessons with Gustav Blank , renowned fort he traditional Vaganova School of St.Petersburg. He had his first contract with 15 at the „Bavarian State Opera Munich“ followed in the age of 17 by a soloist contract with the „Ballett of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf/ Duisburg“. His international career began in 1969 as a principal dancer gueststar with the world famous „ London Festival Ballet „1971 led to permanent engagements with „ The Deutsche Oper Berlin „ and the „Bavarian State Opera Ballet Munich „.in 1973 he became a permanent member of he „ London Festival Ballet „
1979 he was guesting with American Ballet Theatre ,Balletto de la Scala Milano.
Tours led him to Australia, South America, Spain , Yugoslavia, Polen, France, Czech Republique, U.S.A, Venezuela ,Japan and the Phillipines
Through the 1980`s Peter Breuer was considered one of the leading dancers oft he international Ballet world.
His first Choreographies appeared in 1981 for Bavarian State Opera Munich, the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, The German State Opera Berlin and the Budapest State Opera.He created two full evenings Ballets , Tschaikowsky and Siegfried ,fort he State Ballet of Karlsruhe –Germany.
Since the Season 1991/1992 he is Ballettdirector an resident choreographer oft he State Theatre of Salzburg ( Salzburg Ballett ). He is known for his tradition of „ storytelling „ ballets. He has recieved critical acclaim by critics and audiences for his ballets like :
“Peer Gynt“,“Orpheus and Eurydike“,“A Midsummernights Dream “ ,“Marylin “ ,“Romeo and Julia “, “ Sleeping Beauty “, “ Therese Raquin“, „“Tschaikowsky “ , “ Carmen “as well as ist innovative ballets “ Angels“, “Lulu“ and “Bach and Drums „ and “ The Wall“ In 2011/2012 he created the Ballet “ Elements „as well as “ Beatles“ and later “ Ballet’n Blues “.His most recent ballets included “ Marie Antoinette“, a modern version o “The Puppenfee “. In ther season 2013/2014 he choreographed a neew version of “ Swan Lake “ . The ballet season 2013/2014 opened with his production of “ Nutcracker“ as well the Rockballet “ Dance for Satisfaction“.
Then follows 2015 “Mythos Coco “ “Deadly Sins” 2016 “ Gesualdo “ “Forever 27 “ his löatest Creation was “ Cinderella” with the “ Mozarteum Orch. Salzburg.
So far he created 54 full-length Ballets
His Company , The Salzburg Ballett is touring regularly through Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Slovenia.
Peter Breuer recieved the Great Cross of Honour of the Austrian Goverment and just now the “ German Dance /Ballet Prize 2015“ for his lifework as a dancer and choreographer, the highest dance award in the dance world from Germany ,Austria and Switzerland . 2017 he achieved the title Professor by the Austrian President.