Janek Savolainen

  • BALLET ARTIST
  • in Vanemuine since 2000

Born
7.02.1978

Education
2000 Choreographer, Tallinn University

Roles in Vanemuine:
Commander – “Don Juan” (Giorgio Madia, 2016), Rat – Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker”  (Pär Isberg 2004/2011); King Andre – “Raymonda” (Jelena Pankova, 2013), Devil – Tauno Aints’s opera „the Old Barny” (Marko Matvere, 2013); Valentine – Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s “Mary Poppins” (Georg Malvius, 2011); Gorilla – John Kander/Fred Ebb/Joe Masteroff “Cabaret” (Roman Hovenbitzer, 2012); „The Night in Venice” (Mare Tommingas); „Amadé” (Mare Tommingas); Schoolmaster- “Beauty and the Beast” ( Silas Stubbs, 2013); „Cinderella” (Ülo Vilimaa); „Song of the Earth” (Rachid Tika); „Charley’s aunt” (Oleg Titov); „Blood Brothers” (Tiit Ojasoo); „Gypsy” (Mare Tommingas); „Quiteria’s wedding” (Viesturs Jansons); „Fluxus” (Teet Kask); „Tango of Love” (Mai Murdmaa); Figaro – „Figaro’s wedding” (Oleg Titov); „Wedding Journey” (Mai Murdmaa); „Midsummernight’s Dream” (Hugo Fanari); „Anathema”  (Ruslan Stepanov); „Dance Marathon” (Mai Murdmaa); „Soldiers Story” (Rachid Tika); Minna Berneis – „Sigmund & Freud” (Saša Pepeljajev, 2007); Father, Shadow of Peter Pan, Crocodile– „Peter Pan” (Oksana Titova, 2008), Petruschka – “Petruschka’s Afternoon” (Pontus Lidberg, 2010); Perseus, Jesus Christ – Peter Shaffer “Gorgo kingitus” (2010); Wilfried – „Giselle” (Stanislav Fečo, 2007); Photographer– „Sleeping Beauty“ (Pär Isberg, 2008); Lible – „Spring” (Ruslan Stepanov, 2009); Jackal – “Mowgli” (Mare Tommingas, 2010); Puck, Robin – Henry Purcell’s “Fairy Queen” (Saša Pepeljajev, 2011); Monkey – Urmas Vadi “Tagasi Eestisse”; “Onegin” (Vassili Medvedjev, 2007)

Productions in Vanemuine:
“Bamby” (2000); „This is a small step for a man…”; „Nixon” (2006); “Old man and the Sea” (2010); “Master and Margarita” (with Katrin Pärn, 2015), “Naksitrallid” (2017)

More:
Choreographer of the “Detectiv Lotte” (Ain Mäeots, 2008) and “Cosmonaut Lotte” (An Mäeots, 2012); “Peko” (Ain Mäeots, 2011); Eduard Tubin’s opera “the Parson of Reigi” (Roman Baskin, 2014)
Videodesigner of  Tim Firth’s “Calendar Girls” (Ott Sepp, 2012); “Abba” (Ruslan Stepanov, 2011) “Thriller – Tribute to Michael Jackson” (Cedric Lee Bradley, 2013); “Gatsby / La Dolce Vita” (Silas Stubbs / Giorgio Madia, 2015)  liikumisjuht