Principal Dancer, Stuttgart Ballet
Born in Trnava, Slovakia, Miriam Kacerova received her ballet training from 1993 to 2001 at the Dance Conservatory in Bratislava. Subsequently she went to the Académie de Danse Classique Princess Grace in Monaco, from which she graduated in 2004. In January 2004 she became a Corps de ballet member at the Zurich Ballet where she danced in works by Heinz Spoerli. In 2005 Miriam Kacerova joined the Stuttgart Ballet’s Corps de ballet. In 2010/11 she was promoted to Demi Soloist, at the beginning of 2013 to Soloist and to Principal Dancer with the start of the 2014-2015 season.
Her repertoire includes the title role in Giselle (traditional version), Julia in Romeo and Juliet, Tatiana in Onegin (both by John Cranko), Marguerite Gautier in The Lady of the Camellias and Desdemona in Othello (both by John Neumeier), Empress Elisabeth in Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan) as well as Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée), Bianca in The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko) and the female leading role in Jiří Kylián’s One of a Kind. In addition, she has danced a wide variety of works by choreographers such as Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Maurice Béjart, Mauro Bigonzetti, Jorma Elo, William Forsythe, Marco Goecke, Kenneth MacMillan, Hans van Manen, Jerome Robbins, Glen Tetley and Demis Volpi.
Choreographers who have created roles especially for her include Mauro Bigonzetti, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Jorma Elo, Katarzyna Kozielska, Douglas Lee, Christian Spuck and Demis Volpi.