Jozef Varga


Following his career with the Czech National Ballet in Prague and the Swiss Zürcher Ballett, Jozef Varga (Nové Zámky, Slovakia) joined the Dutch National Ballet in 2007, where he immediately received a contract as a principal.

Jozef trained at the Conservatoire for Dance in Bratislava and at the Académie de Danse Princesse Grace in Monte Carlo. He has won awards at several international ballet competitions and received the Alexandra Radius Prize in 2010.

The magazine Dance Europe recently included Jozef in their top 100 international dancers. Joseph danced all important roles in the classical repertoire. He danced with Anna Tsygankova in Wheeldon's Concerto Concordia and in the spring of 2015, also together with Anna Tsygankova, he was very successful on international Gala's in Turkey and St Petersburg.


  • With Dutch National Ballet since:  2007
  • Place of birth:  Nové Zámky (Slovakia)
  • Career with Dutch National Ballet:  Principal (2007)
  • Previously danced with:  Czech National Ballet (Prague, Czech Republic), Ballett Zürich (Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Training:  Conservatoire for Dance (Bratislava, Slovakia), Académie de Danse Princesse Grace (Monte Carlo, Monaco)
  • Awards:  2012 Dance Europe: top 100 best dancers worldwide 2008-2009, Alexandra Radius Prize 1998, Eurocity Danscompetition (Italy), 2nd 1997, International Dance concours (Viena, Austria), 3rd 1997, International Dance concours (Györ, Hungary), 2nd