Kristopher Wojtera

Born in Poland, Kristopher began his ballet studies at the National Ballet School in Gdansk, Poland. He danced with the Polish National Theatre in Warsaw, where he performed roles in variety of classical and contemporary works throughout Poland and Europe. Upon moving to the United States, he became a soloist with Columbia City Ballet (South Carolina). In 2003 he joined the Louisville Ballet as a first soloist, where he portrayed the lead roles in works such as Giselle, Swan Lake, The Three Musketeers, Don Quixote, La Sylphide, The Lady of Camellias, Theme and Variations, among others. He has performed as a guest artist with the Ballet Theatre Midwest (Ohio), the North Atlanta Dance Theatre, the San Antonio Metropolitan Ballet, the Carolina Ballet, the Governor’s School for the Arts in Virginia, and others. In 2007, he was invited to perform Swan Lake with the English National Ballet. Kristopher is honored to have participated in the National Choreographers Initiative held in Irvine, California for four consecutive years. In 2014 he had the privilege to perform in Johan Kobborg, Alina Cojocaru & Friends Ballet Gala in Sarasota, Florida.