First soloist of the Ballet of the National Theatre Brno
Ivona Jeličová was a soloist in the Ballet of the J. K. Tyl Theatre in Plzeň from 2000-2009 and currently still makes guests appearances with the Company. Since the 2009/2010 season she has been a soloist of the Ballet of the National Theatre Brno. Her repertoire includes a wide variety of roles. She is cast in both classical ballets and contemporary works thanks to her technical prowess, versatility and strong characterisation capabilities.
In 2007 she received the prestigious Phillip Morris Flower Award. She was awarded the 2009 Thalia Award, the Czech Republic’s highest artistic prize, for her portrayal of the title role Marysa. She was also nominated for the Thalia Award in 2005 for her performance of Lady Macbeth, in 2006 for the role of Mahulena and for the National Theatre Brno for the role of Marquise de Merteuil in Dangerous Liaisons in 2011, for the double role of Lucile/Lucidor in Lucidor and Arabella in 2012 and in 2016 for the role of She in Tremble. She won the Opera Plus Award for Best Female Dancer for her role She in Tremble in 2016.
She won the Contemporary Dance Creation Competition in 2011 for the Best Solo Performance for the role of Carmen in the production by Cayetano Soto and for the role of Marquise de Merteuil in Dangerous Liaisons choreographed by Krzysztof Pastor.
Roles in the repertoire of Ballet NdB 2018/2019:
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Black and White - The Black
P. Malásek: Edith, the Little Sparrow from Suburbs - Edith
P. I. Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker - Sugar Plum Fairy, Spanish dance, Flowers Pas de deux, Mother
B. Pawlowski: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Queen
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty - Violente (Force), Carefree Fairy, Diamond Fairy, The Lilac Fairy
Hidden Order - woman 2
Gnawa - women
Made in USA
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Serenade - Solo waltz
W. A. Mozart: Sofa - Solo first couple
F. Schubert: Together - 4th duet
Masculine / Feminine - Aram
W. A. Mozart: Petite Mort - Duet no. 5
The complete repertoire of this soloist may be found in the archives here.