Milán Újvári


He was born in 1985 in Dunaújváros, Milán is a dance and performance artist living in Budapest. He started dancing at the age of 6 in his primary school. Between 1999 and 2000 he was competing in show dance, he won the championship six times in the category of junior disco solo. He also won gold medals in IDO competitions in Portozor, Slovenia. From 2000 to 2005 he continues his dancing education in the classical ballet faculty of the Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest. During his studies he has already started making choreographies. In his last year he won the “Best graduating student” award, and after finishing the school he directly joined Compagnie Pál Frenák. Milán made his debut with the piece “Boys”, he also performed in “Mil et An”. These years, -besides dancing- he was also practicing capoeira and jiu-jitsu.In 2007 he joined Cirque du Soleil, Milán participated in their piece “Delirium” choreographed by Mia Michaels. He joined their North-American and European tour. He has been working as a freelancer from 2008. Since then he worked with: Anna Réti, Claudia Stellato, Árpád Schilling, Amos Ben-Tal, Rui Horta, Nigel Charnock, Éva Duda, Gerzson Péter Kovács, Gregor Lustek and Rosana Hribar. In 2013 he co-founded the platform “Radioballet” with Bea Egyed. He is teaching as well; from 2012 at BailArt Dance Studio, from 2016 at Nemes Nagy Ágnes High School, also from 2016 at the University of Theater and Film Arts.


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