Remi Wörtmeyer


The Australian dancer Remi Wörtmeyer (Adelaide) joined the Dutch National Ballet in 2010 as a grand sujet and was promoted to soloist the following year. He trained at The Australian Ballet School and went on to dance with The Australian Ballet in Melbourne and with American Ballet Theatre in New York for a year. He won the Walter Burke Award in 2005 and silver at the 8th Asian Pacific International Ballet Competition in 2001. In 2011, the leading dance magazine Dance Europe placed Remi fifteenth in their top 100 international dancers who performed outstandingly. From 1 January 2013 Remi is a principal dancer with Dutch National Ballet. In September 2013 he received the Alexandra Radius Prize and in 2014 the Public Award during the Dance Open Festival in St. Petersburg (Russia) and in 2016 he was announced there as Mr Expressivity. 2017 he was honoured by Critic's choice in the category 'Outstanding performance by a male dancer'.

In 2014 Homebody, a multi-disciplinary performance by theatre group ODD Continent, for which he made the choreography, premiered in the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam. In 2016 the company released Morning Blossoms, for which Remi made the choreography. Since then he has created various choreographies that are regularly performed at international ballet galas. During this opening season gala of the Dutch National Ballet, Remi's latest creation You Before Me will premiere. For the performance Beethoven, which you can visit in June, creates Remi, together with Wubkje Kruindertsma and Ernst Meisner a new production.



  • With Dutch National Ballet since:  2010
  • Place of birth:  Adelaide (Australia)
  • Career with Dutch National Ballet:  Principal (2013), soloist (2011), grand sujet (2010)
  • Previously danced with:  The Australian Ballet (Melbourne, Australia), American Ballet Theatre (New York City, United States)
  • Awards:  2017, Outstanding performance by a male dancer - Critic's choice; 2014, Public Award, Dance Open Festival, St. Petersburg (Russia); 2013, Alexandra Radius Prize; 2005, Walter Bourke Award (Australia); 2001, 8th Asian Pacific International Ballet Competition Tokio (Japan), 2nd;