Joan Boix


Born in Barcelona in 1970. He works with Marta Pons and at the Institut del Teatre, where he obtains the Extraordinary Prize upon graduation.

In 1988 he continued his studies at the Vaganova School in St. Petersburg and obtains the prize to the best interpreter in the festival of Dance of this city.

During this period he performs at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow and the Kazan National Theater.

Graduated in a middle grade vocational training degree in classical dance, obtaining a Honorary Degree, and in a high grade vocational training degree in choreography by the Royal Conservatory of Madrid.

In 1989 he joined the Ballet National de Marseille Roland Petit, where he was promoted to soloist.

In 1991, participates in the television shoot of Sleeping Beauty (as blue bird) by Roland Petit, in a French-German co-production.

First dancer in the Ballet of the Opera of Düsseldorf (Germany), directed by Heinz Spoerli.

"Best Young Dancer of 1995" according to Horst Koegle of the Stuttgarter Zeitung (published in Ballet International 8-9-1995).

He joins the Leipzig Opera Ballet (Germany) as First Dancer directed by Uwe Scholz.

"Best Dancer of 1996" according to Volkmar Draeger of the Theater der Zeit (published in Ballet International 8-9-1996).

Guest dancer at the Hannover Opera (directed by Mehmet Balkan) and since August of the same year he becomes first dancer.

In 1999 the National Award of the Generalitat of Catalonia for Teaching Classical Dance bears its name.

In April of 2002 and during two years he returns to the Opera of Leipzig as first dancer.

He has performed at international galas and as a guest dancer with the Northern Ballet Theater in England, Le Ballet du Capitole in Toulouse, The National Theater in Prague, the Noriko Kobayashi Ballet in Tokyo and the company Comun Instant in France, among others.

In 2003 he participated in the project of the Spanish Ministry of Culture "Vasos camunicantes" by Goyo Montero, which was premiered at the Kursaal in San Sebastián.

In 2004 he plays the role of Prince Desiré in Uwe Scholz’s Sleeping Beauty for the European television channel ARTE and he choreographs Jordi Savall’s show Triunfos y Lágrimas, premiered at the Teatro Principal de Burgos.

In 2005 he choreographed and performed the character of Antinoo in the theatrical adaptation of "Memorias de Adriano" directed by Mauricio Escaparro for Teatres de la Generalitat Valenciana (Candidate for the Max Awards as best interpreter of Dance and best Choreography).

His repertoire extends from the main roles of the classic ballets such as: Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Giselle, The Nutcracker, Don Quixote and The Capricious Young Lady; to the roles of great choreographers like Roland Petit (Carmen, Ma Pavlova, Debussy ...) Mats Ek (Gras), William Forsythe (In the middle...), Heinz Spoerli (The legend of Jose, Goldberg Variations, The dream of A night of summer), Erich Walter (death and the maiden), Uwe Scholz, (fire bird, red and black, Symphonie Fantastique), Youri Vamos (The Nutcracker), Nils Christie (Before Night Falls), And George Balanchine (Symphonie in C, Donizetti Variations), premiering choreographies for some of them.


Paris Opera and Theater des Champs Elysées - France. Kennedy Center -Washington-USA. Bunkamura Theater-Tokyo-Japan. Opera of Rome, theater Massimo-Palermo-Italy.

Teatro Principal-Valencia, Teatro Arriaga- Bilbao, Teatro Liceo-Barcelona-Spain.

As well as other theaters in Spain, France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Hong Kong and England.

He has also been a guest lecturer at the Donetsk Opera in Ukraine, the Linz Opera Ballet in Austria, the company Comun Instant in France, the Hannover Opera Ballet, the Institut del Teatre of Barcelona, the "Paluch Schule" Dance school in Germany, as well as in several private schools.