TIRGAN Festival in Toronto - July 18-21, 2013 - Guest speaker and Persian dance presenter
Ist. International Iranian Dance conference September 2012 - at San Francisco Ballet headquarters. Robert de Warren was invited to present specific Iranian ethnic and national dances. visit www.youTube.com/robertdewarren
SOUTH AMERICA - MONTEVIDEO & BUENOS AIRES - Carried forward to 2014 - fabulous LUXURY TOUR TO VISIT THE AMAZING ARGENTINE CAPITAL and AMONTEVIDEO, where Robert was born. visit www.sarasotainternationaldancefestival.org
DESTINY'S WALTZ - In Step with Giants - Robert's amazing memoir - is being published in paperback this month. Available at www.amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and at www.destinyswaltz.com now in KINDLE
International Ballet Director, Choreographer, Designer, Master Teacher.
VISIT ROBERT'S IMPORTANT WEBSITES: www.youtube.com/RobertdeWarren
Yamadori in Madame Butterfly with Sarasota Ballet
Robert de Warren is one of today's most experienced and successful dance personalities with an unusual international career that has taken him worldwide creating new works, restaging his popular ballets and collaborating with companies and personalities in many fields. He recently retired as the Artistic Director of the Sarasota Ballet of Florida, a post he held for thirteen years.
Robert de Warren is now sought after for staging his original works. Since his very recent retirement theatre personalities are intent on bringing his choreography to a wider audience. " I love dancing your choreography" says JOSE MANUEL CARRENO, the international star of American Ballet Theatre. May 2007
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The Royal Ballet at Covent Garden in London, is where he commenced his career which has encompassed working with such luminaries as: RUDOLF NUREYEV, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Dame Alicia Markova, Sir Frederick Ashton, Sir Kenneth MacMillan, John Cranko, Roland Petit, Agness deMille, Alvin Ailey, Paul Taylor, Fleming Flindt and many more. He has also been approved by the Balanchine Trust to perform Mr. B's ballets in the companies he directs.
Dancing with the Royal Ballet he learned the entire CLASSICAL REPERTOIRE and as a principal dancer with the Stuttgart Ballet he created several roles for Beriozoff and John Cranko. He was a star of the Frankfurt Ballet and the Ballet in Berlin.
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Nureyev recommended him as Director of Ballet at La Scala, Milan, where he remained for seven years.
Robert de Warren has collaborated, danced or choreographed with:
THE ROYAL BALLET THE ROYAL OPERA BALLET
NORTHERN BALLET THEATRE, UK ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET
BALLET, LA SCALA, MILAN BALLET DU RIHN, STRASBOURG
SARASOTA BALLET OF FLORIDA BALLET ARIZONA THE
HONG KONG DANCE COMPANY SODRE -NATIONAL BALLET OF URUGUAY
THE STUTTGART BALLET DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN
FRANFURT BALLET MAHALLI DANCERS OF IRAN
IRANIAN NATIONAL BALLET TEHERAN OPERA
OPERA DI BARI, ITALY TEHERAN MUSICAL SOCIETY
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY MILAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY
ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE
BBC TV GRANADATV NIRTV WUSF NPR ABCTV CNN SNN
FILM: PARAMOUNT - THE HEROES MGM - BEAU BRUMMELL RANK - MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH
He has coached dancers from American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet , National Ballet of Canada, Royal Danish Ballet and Paris Opera Ballet.
He has served as juror for major international dance competitions: Varna, Osaka, Naples, Rome, Milan, Mantova, Paris and Manchester - He is a member of the Honorary Committee of the Jackson USA Dance competition, a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Dance Association
ROBERT DE WARREN'S DECORATIONS:
Arts Leadership Award, 2006 - Sarasota Arts Council
Sarasota Community Archives - Life Achievement Video - 2006
Gold Medal and Order of Homayou - (Shah of Iran) 1974
First British Theatre Award - Dance - Evening News - 1993
BAFTA OLIVIER nomination best designs - Swan Lake- 1992
Premio Positano and Premio Candy - Italy - services to dance - 1998
ADL -Anti Defamation League - Man of the Year - for multicultural activities - 1999
CITY OF SARASOTA - Keys of the City, 1994 -
Sarasota City Proclamation of ROBERT DE WARREN DAY - Feb 10, 2003
SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSION - Proclamation - 2004
Cornaro Medal of Honor - "recognition for services to dance in Italy and the World" - 2002
THE OLDEN ORANGE - Antalya Festival, Turkey -
Top page - Yamadori - Sergei Rayevsky in Madame Butterfly
CARRENO DANCE FESTIVAL, SUMMER INTENSIVE 2013- SARASOTA OPERA HOUSE - July 29 - August 17, 2013 for information and registration email: firstname.lastname@example.org