Nicha Rodboon


Nicha Rodboon was born in Bangkok, Thailand. She studied at the Aree School of Dance Arts in Thailand, after which she completed her training at the English National Ballet School in London. She graduated in 2011 and became a member of the Bayerisches Staatsballett in Munich until 2017, where she danced in works by choreographers such as George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham and John Neumeier. Since the 2017-2018 season, she has been a member of the Opera Ballet Vlaanderen company. Her performances here have included Noetic by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, the world premiering creation Palmos by Adonis Foniadakis, Half Life by Sharon Eyal, Tempus Fugit by Johan Inger, Le Sacre du printemps by Pina Bausch, Mozart/Concert Arias. Un moto di gioia in a choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Richard Siegal’s New Ballet mécanique.

Repertoire at OBV

  • Chronicle (Martha Graham)
  • L’Oiseau de feu (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue (Crystal Pite)
  • Exhibition (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Ma Mère l’Oye (Jeroen Verbruggen)
  • Faust (Jean-Christophe Maillot)
  • Les Noces (Edward Clug)
  • L’Après-midi d’un Faune (Vaslav Nijinsky)
  • Selon désir (Andonis Foniadakis)
  • Memento Mori (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Workwithinwork (William Forsythe)
  • Giselle (Akram Khan)
  • Fall (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • JOY (Alexander Ekman)
  • B.R.I.S.A. (Johan Inger)
  • Bach Studies (Benjamin Millepied)*
  • Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue (Crystal Pite)
  • Mad Scene (Drew Jacoby)
  • Kaash (Akram Khan)
  • Als niemand me ziet (Jonas Vlerick)*
  • Mea Culpa (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Noetic (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Le Sacre du printemps (Pina Bausch)
  • Palmos (Andonis Foniadakis)*
  • Half Life (Sharon Eyal)
  • Mozart/Concert Arias. Un moto di gioia (Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker)
  • Tempus Fugit (Johan Inger)
  • Creature (Akram Khan): Doctor
  • One Flat Thing, reproduced (William Forsythe)
  • New Ballet mécanique (Richard Siegal)*

*originated the role

Update: October 2023

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