Member of the Jury 2012-2015
(born 1969) took over as Director of the Ballet Zurich for the 2012/2013 season. He trained at the John Cranko School in Stuttgart and started his dancing career with Needcompany under Jan Lauwers and the Rosas ensemble under Anne Teresa de Keersmaker. In 1995, he joined the Stuttgart Ballet, where he was choreographer from 2001 to 2012. He has created productions for a number of renowned companies in Europe and the US. In 2006, he won the German Dance Prize “Zukunft” for most promising dancer. His production “Poppea//Poppea” was awarded the German theatre prize DER FAUST in 2011 and was named by Dance Europe as one of the top ten dance productions of 2010. Christian Spuck is also an opera director, amongst others at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.