AGP 2019 Jury Photo, Christian

Christian TÁTCHEV

Member of Jury


Academy Director of Queensland Ballet 


Queensland Ballet Academy Director, Christian Tátchev, trained at the National School of Choreography in Sofia, Bulgaria. Performing his first leading roles shortly after commencing his professional career at age 16, Christian was promoted to Principal Artist at 21. His repertoire includes principal roles in the major classical repertoire as well as in numerous works by celebrated choreographers of modern times.


During his dancing career, Christian worked with The Sofia National Opera and Ballet, Bulgarian contemporary dance company Ballet Arabesque, PACT Ballet (Johannesburg), Cape Town City Ballet and the South African Ballet Theatre, where in addition to being a Principal Artist, he was engaged as a Répétiteur.


Christian joined Queensland Ballet (QB), Australia, after participating in the Company’s 2008 International Gala. Following his retirement from the stage in 2011, he was appointed QB’s Ballet Master. He took up the position of Director of Training in 2013 and became the Queensland Ballet Academy Director in 2016. Christian continues to perform with the Company as a Character Artist and frequently adjudicates for various national and international ballet competitions.

澳洲昆士蘭芭蕾舞學院院長Christian Tátchev 在保加利亞索非亞國家舞蹈學院受訓。他於16歲開始舞蹈生涯,不久已獲邀請擔任重要角色。在21歲時晉升為首席舞蹈員,演出包括主要古曲劇目及很多著名現代舞编舞家的作品。


在他的舞蹈生涯中,Christian 曾在索菲亞國家歌劇及芭蕾舞團、保加利亞現代舞蹈團Ballet Arabesque、在約翰內斯堡的PACT芭蕾舞團、開普敦城市芭蕾舞團。  在南非芭蕾舞劇場,他除了擔任首席舞蹈員,亦是聲樂教師。


在2008年,他加入澳洲昆士蘭芭蕾舞團。  在2011年退出舞台後,他被委任為澳洲昆士蘭芭蕾舞團的芭蕾舞大師,其後在2013年擔任培訓總監,並於2016年躍升為院長。   Christian還繼續擔任角色舞蹈員和經常獲邀為國際舞蹈比賽擔任評委員。