Sara Aurora Antikainen

Sara Aurora Antikainen


  • Ballet School of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet (2005–2015)
  • Helsinki Dance Institute (2003–2005)


  • Summer Intensive Workshop for students (2013 DE)
  • Bournonville in Biarritz (2011 FR)
  • Nordic Ballet Seminars (2009-2011 FIN) 

Ocenění a stipendia:

  • Pro Dance Scholarship for a young dancer (2017)
  • The Nordic Baltic Ballet Competition (2014) 1. cena juniorské kategorie
  • Tallinn International Ballet Competition 3. cena v kategorii 15-18 let
  • National Ballet Competition (2012) 1. cena c kategorii 12-14 let
  • Scholarship for Bournonville in Biarritz summer course (2011) Finský národní balet 


  • Finský národní balet 2015–2018
  • DJKT od 2018

 Významné role v DJKT:

  • Bianca (Zkrocení zlé ženy, 2019)
  • Matylda de la Mole (Červený a černý,2019)
  • Augustias (Dům Bernardy Alby, 2019)
  • Paulette Goddard (Chaplin, 2018)
  • Polednice a Zlá sestra (Kytice, 2019)
  • Rosalinda (Romeo a Julie)
  • Macecha (Sněhurka, 2020)
  • Medora, Gulnara, Odaliska (Korzár, 2019)
  • Mercedes (Don Quijote, 2021)
  • Princezna (Princezna se zlatou hvězdou, 2021)
  • Anastázie (Anastázie, 2020)
  • Carabosse, zlá víla (Šípková Růženka, 2009)

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


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