Eno Peci

Eno Peci – Dancer & Choreographer

© Svetlana Avvakum

© Svetlana Avvakum

Eno Peçi was born in Tirana (Albania). He was educated at Ballet Academy of Tirana and at the Ballet School of the Wiener Staatsoper. In 2000 he joined the Ballet of the Wiener Staatsoper. In 2003 he was appointed Demi-soloist and in 2009 Soloist of the Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper und Volksoper. Since 2009 Eno Peçi is also active as a Choreographer. For choreo.lab 2009 as well as for Junge Choreographen 2012 and 2015 des Wiener Staatsballetts he created "Cut", "Exitium" and "Pavillion 12/2" . For "Origen Festival Cultural" 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 in Switzerland he created "Ereignis aus Karl's Leben" , "Exil" , "Jenseits" , ''Tre Fratelli'' ,  ’’Homo Sapiens’’ ,  ''Apocalypse'' , "Cafe Chinois" and  "Der Letzte Walzer" (2018). For Stanislavsky Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre he created ''Déjà vu’’ (2017). For  Luxembourg "Gala des Etoiles" he created ’’Modus’’ (2015)  "Opus 25'' (2017) and  "Subject (L)" (2018) . For the Wiener Staatsballett he created "Herzblume" (2013) and "Petruschka“ (2017). For Red Ribbon Celebration Concert in Burgtheater (2016) he created "Orpheus and Euridike“. For "Albanian Culture Weeks" in Vienna (2017) he created "Malli" a collaboration together with KâZâ ft. The Siblings. In (2018) he did the choreography for the opening ceremony of the "Vienna Opera Ball" on February 8th for the "Wiener Staatsballett" and the "Ballet Academy of the Wiener Staatsoper". For The Future Ball (2018) , which was organised for the first time in the SO/Vienna Lifestyle-Hotel, Peci created a solo for himself. For the Weltstar-Gala (2018) in the Volkstheater (Vienna) he created the Pas de deux “Hush“ which he was dancing with Olga Esina. On March 30th , (2019) ”Swan Lake” for the Ballett Chemnitz in Germany had Premiere; Eno Peci was responsible for the choreography and staging (1st and 3rd act; 2nd and 4th act after Lew Iwanow). For the 6th Chemnitzer Ballett Benefiz Gala on 11 May (2019) Peci was creating the Pas de deux „RAIN“.

Prizes and Honours: 

  • Appointment to an Honourable Ambassador of the Republic of Albania in (2008).

  • The Highest Award from the Mayor of the City Hall in Albania: “The Key Of Tirana” (2017)

  • In (2018) he was Honoured by the President of Albania with the Highest Title ”Knight of the Order of Skanderbeg“.


His repertory as a dancer comprises Herzog Albrecht and  Hilarion in Elena Tschernischovas „Giselle“, the title role Onegin in John Crankos „Onegin“, the title role Spartacus in Renato Zanellas „Spartacus“ and Ivan Cavallaris „Tschaikowski Impressionen“, Don José in Davide Bombanas „Ballett: Carmen“, Blaubart in Stephan Thoss' "Blaubarts Geheimnis", Espada in Rudolf Nurejews „Don Quixote“, Ungarischer Wachtmeister and Bräutigam in „Coppélia“ from Gyula Harangozó sen., Rotbart, Gefährte des Prinzen and Polnischer Tänzer in Rudolf Nurejews „Schwanensee“, Prinz Florimund, and Pas de quatre in Peter Wrights „Dornröschen“, Baron Max von Drosselberg in Zanellas „Der Nußknacker“, Drosselmeyer in Gyula Harangozós "Der Nussknacker“, Abderachman in Rudolf Nurejews "Raymonda" , Arabischer Tanz in Rudolf Nurejews "Der Nussknacker", Ulrich in Roland Petits „Die Fledermaus“, TV-Choreograph in Maurice Béjarts „Le Concours“, Tybalt in John Crankos „Romeo und Julia“, Lenski in John Crankos „Onegin“, Lescaut in Kenneth MacMillans „Manon“, Colonel „Bay“ Middleton in Kenneth MacMillans „Mayerling“, Touchstone in John Neumeiers „Wie es Euch gefällt“, Karenin in Boris Eifmans „Anna Karenina“, Lehrer in "Giselle Rouge", J. S. jr., Herr Querra, Herbst and Juwelen in Renato Zanellas „Aschenbrödel“, Soldat in Jo Strømgrens „Nussknacker“, Müller in Léonide Massines „Der Dreispitz“, Frédéri in Roland Petits "L´Arlesienne", Willi in Renato Zanellas „Kadettenball“, Gigerl in „Platzkonzert“ from Gyula Harangozó sen., Oberon in Jorma Elos "Ein Sommernachtstraum", Potiphar in John Neumeiers "Josephs Legende“ and Diagilew/Doctor in John Neumeiers "Le Pavillon“ , Witwe Simone in Frederick Ashtons "La Fille mal gardée", Zigeuner in Michael Corders "Die Schneekönigin" , Death in Edward Clug’s „Peer Gynt“ as well as main roles in Ben van Cauwenberghs „Tanzhommage an Queen“, George Balanchines „Thema und Variationen“ and "Stravinsky Violin Concerto", Jerome Robbins’ „The Concert“ and „In the Night", Twyla Tharps „Variationen über ein Thema von Haydn“, Rudi van Dantzigs "Vier letzte Lieder", Jiří Kyliáns „Petite Mort“ and „Bella Figura“, Nils Christes "Before Nightfall", William Forsythes „Slingerland pas de deux“ und "The Second Detail", Renato Zanellas „Empty Place“, „Konzertantes Duo“, „Voyage“, „Sacre“, „Alles Walzer“ and „Bolero“, Hans van Manens "Adagio Hammerklavier", Jorma Elos „Glow – Stop“, Helen Picketts "Eventide", Jiří Bubeníčeks "Le Souffle de l´esprit", in Liam Scarlett's "With a Chance of Rain" , Thierry Malandains „Mozart à 2“, Mauro Bigonzettis "Kazimir´s Colours" (Ausschnitt), Christopher Wheeldons "Fool's Paradise" and András Lukács’ „In Your Eyes My Face Remains“ as well as Solo from Maurice Béjarts „Arepo“ and Duo from Hans van Manens „Black Cake“. He created the title role in Renato Zanellas „Petruschka”. Furthermore he created David in Renato Zanellas „Spartacus“ as well as roles in Reanto Zanellas „Sensi“ and „Duke’s Nuts“ and in Patrick C. Delcroix’ „Silence sans reproche“, in Natalia Horecnas "Contra Clockwise Witness" (Engel) and in Antony McDonalds and Ashley Pages "Ein Reigen" (Gustav Mahler). He has appeared as Guest Dancer and Choreographer in many European Countries, America and Overseas.


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