Eve Andre-Tuga

Eve Andre-Tuga is an experienced ballet dancer and master, formerly a principal at the Estonian National Ballet and now an esteemed teacher.



  • Soloist, Estonian National Ballet (1996–2009)
  • Principal Dancer, Estonian National Ballet (2009–2018)
  • Ballet Master, Estonian National Ballet (2018–2021)
  • Dance Teacher, Free Flow Studio, Danceact, Danza, Märt Agu Dance Academy (2013–2021)
  • Dance Teacher, Tallinn Ballet School (2013–2019)
    Experienced in teaching classical, neo-classical ballet, and contemporary dance. Skilled in coaching soloists and corps du ballet groups.


  • Young Dancer Prize, Estonian Cultural Endowment (1996)
  • Klaudia Maldutis Prize (1998)
  • Cultural Endowment Grants (1999, 2008)
  • Diploma, International Competition of Ballet Dancers “Arabesque” (2000)
  • Philip Morris prize for roles in "The Nutcracker" and jazz ballet "In the Mood with the Duke" (2000)
  • "Best Couple Award" with Sergei Upkin, USA International Ballet Competition (2002)
  • Annual Estonian Theatre Award (2009)
  • ERGO Dance Award (2010)
  • Estonian Professional Dancers’ Union Colleague Prize (2011)

Notable roles performed at the Estonian National Ballet include Julia in "Romeo and Juliet," Swanilda in "Coppélia," and Marie in "The Nutcracker." Extensive repertoire with leading and soloist roles in classical ballets.

Toured extensively across Europe, Taiwan, Helsinki, Kuopio, Imatra, Latvia, Russia, Sweden, San Francisco, and Wales.


  • "The Underground Habitant" (animated by Mati Kütt)
  • "Killing Tartu" (directed by Ilmar Raag)


  • "Whatever" with Andrus Laur (1998)
  • "Veronique" (2012)
  • "Out of myself" (2014)
  • "Spider" for a competition (2016)
  • "Creatures" for Ballet Workshop Estonia participants (2017)
Eve Andre-Tuga is a celebrated Estonian ballet principal, master, and teacher with a rich, international career
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