Gaëtan Pires

Gaëtan Pires


  • 2013–2014 – Ellison Ballet Professional Training Program, New York, USA
  • 2012–2013 – Centre Chorea Danse Grasse, France
  • 2011–2012 – Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Danse de Marseille
  • 2010–2011 – E. S. D. C. Rosella Hightower, Cannes, France
  • 2009–2011 – Ecole De Danse Mireille Marchandou, France


  • 2014–2017 – Bohemia Balet
  • od roku 2017 Divadlo J. K. Tyla Plzeň 


  • 2013 – Mezinárodní taneční soutěž ve Valenciennes, 2. místo za klasickou variaci
  • 2015 – Mezinárodní baletní soutěž Plzeň, 2. místo
  • 2018 – Mezinárodní balení soutěž Plzeň, 1. místo

 Významné role v DJKT:

  • Konrád (Korzár, 2019)
  • Pepe (Dům Bernardy Alby, 2019)
  • Rytíř De Grieux (Manon, 2017)
  • Julien Sorel (Červený a černý, 2019)
  • Beno, Rudovous (Labutí jezero)
  • Petruccio (Zkrocení zlé ženy, 2018)
  • Rasputin, osud (Anastázie, 2020)
  • Basil (Don Quijote, 2021) 

Ostatní role:

  • Bill Sikes (Oliver Twist) – Bohemia Balet
  • Chán (Polovecké tance, 2017) – Bohemia Balet
  • Faun (Faunovo odpoledne) – Bohemia Balet 

 Významná hostování:

  • Princ, Beno, španělský tanec (Labutí jezero) – turné po Německu 2014–2016

Current production

Ferdinand and Philippine

Dustin Klein

A historical story of the forbidden love between Ferdinand II of Tyrol and Philippine Welser, taking place in the very heart of Pilsen, reveals, in our ballet adaptation, the secret marriage of emperor’s son and a beautiful bride who was smart and educated but not equally noble. more


Antonín Dvořák / Richard Ševčík

Erben’s most famous work will be produced for the first time in Plzeň, as a ballet. more

Swan Lake

Petr Iljič Čajkovskij

If ballet has a notorious title in general awareness, it is undoubtedly Swan Lake by PI Tchaikovsky. more


Petr Iljič Čajkovskij

Ballet fairy-tale based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s story A Christmas story and a dream about Prince Nutcracker and the Mice comes to life in our theatre at the time of the most festive time of the year. The new adaptation of the well-known classical ballet will celebrate the 130th anniversary since its first staging in the St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre. more

The princess with the golden star


The dramaturgy of the DJKT ballet also includes educational programmes for children and youth in order to develop an understanding of dance interpretation in an accessible form. more

Quo vadis

Sylvie Bodorová

In the theatre season 2021/2022 the opera ensemble of DJKT in Pilsen will present a world premiere of Quo vadis by the Czech composer Sylvie Bodorová, which she had written directly for the Pilsen opera house. more


In 2022 it will be exactly 100 years since the birth of South African heart surgeon, professor CHRISTIAAN NEETHLING BARNARD, who performed a successful heart transplant in 1967; the very first in the history. Despite the fact it’s been more than 50 years since this astounding surgical intervention, many ethical and religious dilemmas still persists. You can’t donate your heart and still live on… more

Sleeping beauty

P. I. Čajkovskij

One flew over...

Dustin Klein

One of the icons of American postmodern literature, Ken Elton Kesey, whose novel One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest won Forman's 1975 film of the same title five Oscars. more

The taming of the shrew

Jan Kučera

'Who better recipe knows how to tame a shrew, they should tell me! I'd be grateful.' more

Snow White

Gabriela Vermelho / Alena Pešková

The repertoire of the Pilsen ballet is once again welcoming the return of the Snow White – originally staged for our littlest audience, in the choreography and directing of Alena Pešková, who is known to the local theatregoers from several previously successful titles (Taming of the Shrew, Rite of Spring, Blood Wedding, Maryša, etc.). more

Edith - the Sparrow from the Suburbs

Libor Vaculík / Petr Malásek / Václav Kopta

The production charts the life journey of Edith Piaf from her first songs in the streets of Paris through famous cabarets to her triumphant performance at Olympia. more


Anna Vita

A new performance for the Pilsen ballet ensemble tells the story of the brilliant composer’s complicated life, in which the moments of happiness and fame alternate with pain and desire for love. more