Ms. Qu Xi
Senior Ballet Teacher

Ms. Qu finished her second season with the Norwegian National Ballet in July 2022 where she danced since 2020. Prior to that, she performed with the Vienna State Ballet (2016–2020), where her most important roles were Odalisque in Legris’ Le Corsaire and a pas de deux from Bejart’s Arepo. Ms. Qu is originally from China and is a graduate of the Beijing Dance Academy and the Vienna Ballet Academy. Prior to becoming a professional dancer, Ms. Qu won the Huaxia Award in 2014 at the prestigious Beijing International Ballet Competition.

Professional Achievements

  • 2020-2022: Dancer for the Norwegian National Ballet
  • 2016-2020: Dancer for the Vienna State Ballet
  • 2015: Graduated from the Vienna State Opera Ballet Academy
  • 2009-2015: Beijing Dance Academy

Company Performance Experience

Classical Ballet

  • Le Corsaire Odalisque / Swan Lake by Nureyev / Raymond by Nureyev
  • Don Quixote by Nureyev / Sleeping Beauty by Nureyev / Coppelia by Lacott
  • La Bayadere by Makarova / Giselle by Tschernischova / Sylvia by Lrgris
  • The Nutcracker by Nureyev / The snow queen by Corder / Onegin by Cranko
  • La Fille Mal Garde by Lacotte / The dying swan

Neoclassical/Contemporary Ballet

  • Symphony in c by Balanchine / Theme and Variations by Balanchine
  • Concerto by MacMillan / Artifact Suite by William Forsythe
  • Arepo pas de deux / Four Seasons by Robbins
  • Blanc by Proietto / Marie Antoinette by De Bane