Benita Bünger

Benita Bünger

Born: June 6th 1994 in Odense

Nationality: Danish

Education: The Royal Danish Balletschool in Odense and Copenhagen

Career: The Royal Danish Balletschool in Odense from 2001-2006, The Royal Danish Balletschool in Copenhagen from 2007-2010, Apprentice at The Royal Danish Ballet from 2010-2012, Corps de Ballet at The Royal Danish Ballet in 2012

Repertoire: The Royal Danish Ballet: 2nd and 4th Movement in Symphony in C (Georg Balanchine), 8 White ladies in Symphony in 3 (Georg Balanchine), Balabille og Tarantella i Napoli (August Bournonville), Four little Swans in Swanlake (Silja Schandorff & Nikolaj Hübbe), 5 ladies in Viscera (Liam Scarlett), Red ball and gold ball i Lady of  Camellias (John Neumeier), Else in A Folks Tale (August Bournonville & Nikolaj Hübbe), Black Tendu and White relevé soloist in Etudes (Harald Lander), the role of Betsy in Come Fly away (Twyla Tharp og John Selya), for which she in 2014 received the acknowledgment of a Reumert Talent Price.

Other: Benita Bünger has guest stared in Chicago, as the swanqueen in Swanlake (Georg Balanchine) and in Copenhagen Opera Festival Maria de Buenos Aires (Gudrun Bojesen), Protége Galla i Kennedy Centret in Washington and Hamburg ballet school 20th anniversary galla along with that she also took part in the making of several music videos (Clemens, Suspekt and Tina Dickow), received grants from Cand. Jur, Christian Frederik Børge Jacobsen Fonden, Toyota Fonden, Augustinus Fonden and Nationalbanken Jubilæumslegat.