Соня Тиннес

Biography

Born in Zurich, Switzerland.
She received her dance and ballet education at the Royal Ballet School in London and was awarded the "Benesh Prize for Dance Notation". During her studies in London she worked as a guest choreologist with the Hamburg Ballet, since 1996 she was assigned to the company.

As a guest coach, she worked on numerous ballets by John Neumeier worldwide, including The Seagull at the Finnish National Ballet in Helsinki, the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Theatre and the National Ballet of Canada; and Nijinsky also at the National Ballet of Canada and at the Australian Ballet; Silvia at the Royal Danish ballet, the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf, the Het National Ballet in Amsterdam, Illusion as a Swan Lake in SemperOper in Dresden, The Legend of Joseph at the Wiener Staatsballett.
General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM