Eve Andre-Tuga


Eve Andre-Tuga our Belowed Choreographer

Eve Andre-Tuga ballet life started from Estonia, Tallinn Ballet School.

Eve Andre-Tuga graduated from the Tallinn Ballet School in 1996.  Her teachers were Inge Arro-Saarsalu, Ago-Madis Herkül. She studied together with Seili Loorits, Janika Suurmets, Urve-Ly Voogand, Anatoli Arhangelski, Tiit Helimets, Daniel Kirspuu, Martin Ots.

Long List of awards

Eve Andre-Tuga has won several Ballet awards

  •  Young Dancer Prize of the Estonian Cultural Endowment (1996).
  •  Grant of the Cultural Endowment (1999, 2008).
  •  Klaudia Maldutis Prize (1998), a diploma.
  • “The most charming pair” title by the press at Arabesque 2000 (Perm, with Sergei Upkin).
  • Philip Morris Dance Prize for the roles in “The Nutcracker” and in the jazz ballet “In the Mood with the Duke” by R. Adamson (2000).
  • Annual Estonian Theatre Award in the field of ballet (2009).
  • ERGO Dance Award 2010, Estonian Professional Dancers’ Union Colleague Prize 2011.

Splendid career in Estonian National Opera - Estonian National Ballet.

Eve Andre started as a soloist of the Estonian National Ballet since 1996 and later danced as Principal Dancer in Estonian National Opera.

Roles: the title role in Prokofiev’s “Cinderella”, Julia (Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet”), Swanilda (Delibes’s/Hynd’s “Coppélia”), Klara (Delibes’s/Bigonzetti’s “Coppélia”), Marie and Sugar Plum Fairy (Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”), Sylph (Bournonville’s “La Sylphide”), Snow White (Harangozó’s “Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs”), Constance (Nixon’s “The Three Musketeers”), Cassandra (Cannito’s “Cassandra”), Kesler’s Desdemona (“Othello”) and Tina (“Werewolf”), Antigone (Murdmaa’s “Antigone”), Lescaut’s Mistress (MacMillan’s “Manon”), Adele (Hynd’s “Rosalinde”), soloist in Scholz’s “Symphony No. 2” and in Christe’s “Before Nightfall”, Adamson’s jazz ballets (“In the Mood with Duke”, “Then and Now”, “At the Still Point”), Glauce (Schiavoni’s “Medea” to the music of Stravinsky, Schnittke and Dead Can Dance), etc.

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