Janika Suurmets

  • BALLETARTIST
  • in Vanemuine since 2006

Born
10.10.1977

Education
1988 – 1990  Vanemuine Ballet Studio
1990 – 1996 Tallinn Ballet School
2010 – 2013 University of Tartu BA

Employment
1988 – 1990 as a student in the productions of Vanemuine: „Kalevipoeg”, „Bambi”, „Hansuke ja Greteke”
1996 – 2002 National Opera Estonia ballet
2006 –  Vanemuine ballet artist

Roles in Vanemuine:
“Man in the Movie” (Silas Stubbs, 2018), “Naksitrallid” (Janek Savolainen, Katrin Pärn, 2017), “Snow Queen” (Silas Stubbs, 2016), Morag – “Piano” (Marika Aidla, 2016), “Mamma Mia!” (Andersson/Ulvaeus/Mäeots, 2016), Frieda – “Master and Margarita” (Janek Savolainen and Katrin Pärn, 2015); “Carmen” (Bizet/Madia, 2015), Aunt Brown – Tchaikovsky’s „Nutcracker“ ( Pär Isberg, 2004/2011), “The Phantom of the Opera” (Georg Malvius 2014), “Evita” (Georg Malvius, 2009); “Casanova“ ( David Sonnenbluck, 2011); “Raymonda” (Jelena Pankova, 2013), “Detectiv Lotte” (Ain Mäeots, 2008); Fairy – „Midsummernight’s Dream (Hugo Fanari, 2005); Myrtha – „Giselle“ (Stanislav Fečo, 2007); Godmother – „Sleeping Beauty”  (Pär Isberg, 2008); „Peer Gynt“ (Mare Tommingas, 2006), „Peter Pan“ (Oksana Titova, 2008); “Petruschka’s Afternoon” (Pontus Lidberg, 2010); “Mowgli” (Mare Tommingas, 2010); “Abba” (Ruslan Stepanov, 2011); „Sugar“ (Mare Tommingas, 2008); “Onegin” (Vassili Medvedjev, 2007); “Queen”, “Cabaret”, “Moonlight Express”, “Kiss of the Spiderwoman”; “Carrrmen!” (Ruslan Stepanov, 2012)