Janek SCHERGEN

Member of Jury
評委員

Artistic Director of Singapore Dance Theatre

新加坡舞蹈劇場藝術總監

Janek Schergen is Swedish/American and trained by Richard Ellis, Christine DuBoulay and Benjamin Harkarvy. He danced with Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet and has been the ballet master for The Washington Ballet, Royal Swedish Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Norwegian National Ballet. In 1991, he graduated from the Benesh Institute in London as a choreologist.

 

Mr. Schergen is the Founding Artistic Director of the Choo-San Goh & H. Robert Magee Foundation and Chairman of The Choo-San Goh Awards for Choreography. He has staged over 140 productions of Choo-San Goh’s ballets throughout the world. After having been involved in the inception of Singapore Dance Theatre in 1988, he kept a close connection with the company in staging ballets for them annually. He was appointed Artistic Director of the company in 2008. He has staged numerous full-length classical ballets for SDT, as well as 11 of Choo-San Goh’s ballets. In addition, he has been involved with several arts committees and panels with the National Arts Council in Singapore. In 2015, he was presented with the Culture Award and, in 2017, given a National Day Award for his contribution to the arts in Singapore.

 

Janek Schergen來自瑞典及美國,接受的Richard Ellis, Christine DuBoulay, 及Benjamin Harkarvy的訓練。他曾是皇家溫尼伯芭蕾舞團、賓夕法尼亞芭蕾舞團的舞蹈演員,也是美國華盛頓芭蕾舞團、瑞典皇家芭蕾舞團、匹茲堡芭蕾舞劇院,及挪威國家芭蕾舞團的芭蕾大師。1991年,他於倫敦貝內什學院畢業,成為一名編舞家。

 

Schergen先生是吳諸珊及羅伯特.馬吉基金會 (Choo-San Goh & H. Robert Magee Foundation) 的創辦人及藝術總監,以及吳諸珊編舞家大獎 (The Choo-San Goh Awards for Choreography) 的主席,把吳諸珊的芭蕾作品帶到國際舞台上多達140次。他從新加坡舞蹈劇團1988年創團起,與舞團緊密合作,每年為其製作表演。2008年榮任新加坡舞蹈劇院藝術總監,製作無數經典芭蕾舞劇,及11套吳諸珊的芭蕾舞作品。此外,他還參與了新加坡國家藝術理事會的多個藝術委員會和小組中任評委。2015年,他於2015年獲新加坡政府頒發文化大獎、及於2017年榮獲國家大獎,表揚他為新加坡藝術的貢獻。