Edo Wijnen


Edo Wijnen was born in Deurne in Belgium. He studied at the Royal Ballet School in Antwerp. Edo has won several major awards, including de Youth America Grand Prix, first prize at Dance Europe and the Prix de Lausanne. He started dancing with Dutch National Ballet in 2010 as Aspirant and in 2015 he was promoted to Soloist.


  • With Dutch National Ballet since:  2010
  • Place of birth:  Deurne (Belgium)
  • Career with Dutch National Ballet:  Soloist (2015), grand sujet (2014), coryphée (2012), corps de ballet (2012), élève (2011), aspirant (2010)
  • Training:  Royal Ballet School (Antwerp, Belgium)
  • Awards:  2010, Youth America Grand Prix (New York City, United States), 1st 2010, Dance Europe, Outstanding Artistry Award 2009, Prix de Lausanne (Switzerland), scholarship, 4th, and Prix d’interpretation de danse contemporaine