*R. ALEXANDER KØLPIN

DANCE

1978 – 1984

School of The Royal Danish Ballet
School of American Ballet (training)
School of National Ballet of Canada (training)
New York City Ballet (Training)

1984 -1999

1984 -1988: Dancer, The Royal Danish Ballet
1988 -1995: Principaldancer, The Royal Danish Ballet Ballet
1995 -1996: Principaldancer, Ballet Bejart, Switzerland
1997 -1998: Principaldancer, O’Day Dances, New York City
1998 -1999: Principaldancer, Twyla Tharp, New York City
1988 – 2001: International guest artist (US, Europe, South America, Australia, Japan, China a.o)

1991 – present
Founder and artistic director, Copenhagen International Ballet. ”Summerballet”

THEATRE

1995: Fireplay (Director/performer)
1996: Exit 2000 (director)
1998: Fireplay 98′ (Director/performer)
2001: Sylfiden, Oestre Gasvaerk Teater (Writer/director/choreographer)
2005: The Full Monty (Actor/dancer)
2006: Casino Moonlight (Actor/dancer)
2007: Ordet er mit, Bellevue Teatret (Director)

FILM

“Setting the Stage” TV2. (Director and choreographer) TV2, 2001
”Sekten”, Susanne Bier (Actor)
”Min Svigerfar – Peter Zobel” (Director, documentary)
”Under Bæltestedet” (Director, shortfilm)

DESIGN

Copenhagen International Ballet, (1991-present.  Set design, light design, costume design, PR)
”Sømandshvile” Historic residence (Renovation and design, 2005)
Hotel Helenekilde. (Renovation and design, 2008)
Hotel Tisvilde Strand. (Renovation and design, 2009)

KP 2 (Office Space, 2000 sq. ft.) Copenhagen, Denmark (Renovation and design, 2013)

 

BOARDS

Bellevue Theatre, board member (Denmark)
HOPE, board member (Denmark)
Ambassador, 46664 (Non Profit  organization joint Nelson Mandela’s work fighting HIV/AIDS)
Ambassador, Save The Children (DK)

Artistic engagements & consultancy

Bang & Olufsen
Berlinske Tidende
Danske Bank
DR, Danish Radio
Ferrosan
Hewlett-Packard
Lego
Lundbeck
McKinsey
Nestlé
Oticon
SAP
TDC
World Gas Conference
a.o.

Prizes & Awards

Benois de la Danse, Best male dancer  in the world, 1993
Best couple, Jackson International  Ballet Competition, 1988.
Erna Hamilton Annual Award
Magurite Viby Honor Award
IBM Award of Honour
Bournonville Honorary Award
Erna Hamilton
Nordea
FIFA. Montreal 2002. ”Best film for TV”
a.o.
*Ridder af Dannebrog
*Knighted, HRH Queen Margrethe II of Denmark