Yannick Sempey

Ballettmeister (Staatsballett Berlin)

Born in France, Yannick Sempey currently ballet master at the Staatsballett Berlin. Began his training at the Conservatory of Toulouse before moving to Cannes to study at the Rosela Hightower Dance Centre, where he graduated. He has danced with the Basel Ballet, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Zurich Ballet, Semperoper Ballet and Opera de Nice. He has been ballet master with the Royal Swedish ballet , Ballett Mainz and 
taught as a freelance ballet teacher and worked regularly with several companies such as the Nederlands Dans Theater, Forsythe Company, Semperoper Ballet, Norwegian National Ballet, Cullberg Ballet, Tokyo City Ballet and others as well guesting at schools and taught  students at The Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Ecole Nationale Supèrieure de Marseille, University of Dance in Stockholm and the Ballet Academy in Goteborg.  He has participated several times at the Nederlands Dance Theater summer intensive program and often teaches in Japan.