Sylviane Bayard

Sylviane Bayard started dancing in her home town Bergerac, at “Myrio and Desha school of dance” and pursued her studies at the “Centre de Danse Rosella Hightower”, given a scholarship.

At the age of 15, she won the prestigious Prix de Lausanne.

She is chosen for the principal acting role in the film “l’Age en Fleur”.

She started her career with the Stuttgart Ballet at the age of 16, where she rose to Principal Dancer under the direction of Marcia Haydee.

Her repertoire includes the major roles of the classical repertoire including Swam Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, La Sylphide, Don Quichotte, the Nutcracker, Coppelia, La Fille Mal Gardée, Carmen etc… as well as the Ballet of John Cranko: Onegin, Taming of the Shrew, Romeo & Juliet, etc…

Choreographers: Glen Tetley, Maurice Béjart, Jiri Kylian, Hans Van Manen, Geogrge Balangine, William Forsythe, Roland Petit, Kenneth MacMillan, Frederick Ashton, Heinz Sporli, Uwe Scolz, etc…

Invitation follow with the Australian Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Zurich Ballet, Basel Ballet, Royal Swedish Ballet, Ballet National de Marseille Roland Petit, National Theater Munich, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Capitole de Toulouse, Opéra National de Bordeaux, Ballet du XXeme  Siècle Maurice Béjart, Métropolitan Opéra House New York, Teatro Colon, Teatro Massimo, etc…

Principal Ballet Mistress at the Oper Leipzig, director Uwe Scholz.
Principal Ballet Mistress at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, director Richard Cragun.

Artistic Director of the Ballet of the Deutsche Oper Berlin

Geust teacher / Ballet Mistress and coach with:

Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Rudra Lausanne, Stuttgart Ballet, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, La Scala Milan, Capitole de Toulouse, Opera National de Bordeaux, Oper Leipzig, Wiener Staatsoper, Teatro San Carlo, Zurich Ballet, Ballets de Monte-Carlo, National Ballet of Portugal, Royal Swedish Ballet, Ballet du Rhin, Ecole Supérieure de Danse de Cannes, Tanz Akademie Zürich, Academie Tomioka Tokyo, Professional Conservatory of Dance Madrid, among others, as well as jury member of International Competitions.