Principal dancer with Czech National Ballet. Zvonař is an elegant dancer with exceptional technique of danseur noble, an amazing soloist as well as dancer partner in pas de deux. His artistry, natural talent and intelligence makes his characters alive on stage and helps him create and dance in any dance technique from classical ballet to contemporary styles with the same success and a sense of accomplishement. He was named a Principal dancer in 2018, he was also a Soloist with Bayerische Staatsballett in Munchen. 

Born in Pilsen, graduated from Dance conservatory of Prague, trained in Washington D. C. with Suzanne Farrell. During his studies he won 3rd prize in Junior category at International ballet competition in Brno (2006) and 2nd prize in Pas de deux category and 3rd prize in Professional category at Prix Carpeaux Valencien. 

He joined Czech National Ballet in 2009, in 2011 he was named a demi soloist, in 2012 a soloist. He danced the roles of prince Siegfried in Swan Lake (Greve), prince Désiré in Sleeping Beauty (Torres) and the main male part in Theme and Variations by George Balanchine.

In years 2013 – 2017 he was a demi soloist with Bayerische Staatsballett. In Munchen he danced in many roles of world class repertory such as Mercutio and Paris in Romeo and Juliet (Cranko), Gaston Rieux in The Lady of the camelias (Neumeier), Lensky in Onegin (Cranko) or Konrad and Ali in Le Corsaire (Liška, Fullington), soloist role in In the Night (Robbins), Unitxt (Siegal) and Choreatium (Masin). 

In 2017 he came back to Czech National Ballet, where he was named a principal dancer in 2018. His principal roles include prince Siegfried (Swan Lake; Cranko), Solor (La Bayadère; Torres), Bobbie / prince Nutcracker (Nutcracker – A Christmas Carol; Vàmos), Colas (La Fille mal gardée; Ashton) and the title role of Onegin (Cranko).
He also danced in ballets by George Balanchine (Serenade), Petr Zuska (1st symphony in D major), Michael Corder (Snow Queen), Jan Kodet (The Sorcerer’s apprentice / Krabat), Libor Vaculík (Valmont)or Jiří Kylián (Petit Mort, Bella Figura) and Glen Tetley (The Rite of Spring). 

He won an annual Opera Plus Award for his solo part in Unitxt, in 2012 and 2016 he was one of the nominees for Thalia Award. With his on and off stage partner Radka they competed in many ballet competitions. In 2010 he won the main prize at International ballet competition Grand Prix Olomouc as well as a prize for the best individual dancer at II International choreographic competition in Pilsen. In 2018 he and Radka joined the russian TV competition Bolshoi Ballet and were the first foreign dance couple to compete.
He danced in many international galas and tours in Spain, South America or China. In 2018 he danced at gala in Karlsruhe (with Czech National Ballet soloist Kristýna Němečková) and at Festival Internacional de Ballet de la Habana „Alicia Alonso“ in Cuba (alongside Czech National Ballet principal dancer Nikola Márová). 

Repertory
Prince Siegfried (Swan Lake), Bobbie / prince Nutcracker (Nutcracker – A Christmas Carol; Vàmos), prince Désiré (Sleeping Beauty;  Torres), Jiřík (Goldilocks;Kodet), Toník (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice / Krabat; Kodet), Vikomt de Valmont (Valmont;Vaculík), Kai (The Snow Queen; Corder), Solor (La Bayadère; Torres), Colas (La Fille mal gardée; Ashton), Lawyer (Kafka: The Trial; Bigonzetti), prince Leonce (Leonce & Lena; Spuck), Onegin, Gremin (Onegin;Cranko).
Tchaikovsky, pas de deux, Theme and Variations, Serenade (Balanchine), Petit Mort, Bella Figura (Kylián), 1st Symphony in D major (Zuska), Aspects (Kozielska), Vertigo (Bigonzetti), The Rite of Spring(Tetley). 

Education


2000/2001 - 2008/2009 - Dance Conservatory of Prague

Education graduation test - May 2009, the graduation exam - June 2009

Courses and Traineeships


2007 - The summer dance courses Pelhrimov 2007 - ballet master Jan Kodet 2007 - Master courses Daria Klimentova 2007 - (Prague) 2008 - Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell - Washington DC - Kennedy Center

Work Experience


2018 - 2021: Principal Dancer / The Czech National Ballet Prague

2017 - 2018: Soloist / The Czech National Ballet Prague

2013 - 2017: Demi-Soloist / Bayerisches Staatsballett

2012 - 2013: Soloist / The Czech National Ballet Prague

2010 - 2012: Demi-Soloist / The Czech National Ballet Prague

2009 - 2010: Corp The / Czech National Ballet Prague

 Repertoire


Bayerisches Staatsballett

In the Night – 1th and 2th solo duet (ch. Jarome Robinson) La Bayadere - The Golden Idol / Grand Pas (ch. Patrice Bart) Onegin - Lenski (ch. John Cranko) Die Kameliendame – Des Grieux / Gaston Rieux (ch. John Neumeiere) Sinfonie in C - 4th Principal couple (ch. George Balanchine) Le Corsaire - Conrad / Ali (ch. Ivan Liška) Illusionen wie Schwanensee - Graf Alexander / Quadrille (ch. John Neumeiere) Choreartium - 2th soloist (ch. Leonide Massine) Raymonda - Grand Pas (ch. Patrice Bart) Paquita - Pas de Trois (ch. Alexey Ratmansky) Birthday Offering - (ch. Frederic Ashton) Les Biches - Atlet (ch. John Cranko) Romeo a Julie - Merkucio (ch. John Cranko) The Nutcracker - Pas de Huite, Pas de Quatre (ch. John Neumeiere) Goldberg Variations - 1. Pas de Trois (ch. Jarome Robinson) Giselle - Wilfriede (ch. Sir Peter Wright) The Unitxt - (ch. Richard Siegal) Sacre de Printems - (ch. Mary Wigman) Scheherezade - (ch. Mary Wigman) The Passengers - (ch. Mary Wigman)

Czech National Ballet

Swan Lake - (ch. Kenneth Greve) - Princ Siegfride Swan Lake - (ch. Pavel Dumbala/Hana Vlacilova) - Princ Siegfride Themes and Variation - (ch. George Balanchine) - Principal couple Sleeping Beauty - (ch. Javier Torres) Prince Desire The Nutcracker - A Christmas Carol - (ch. Youri Vamos ) - Prince Nutcracker

Prizes and Awards


2006 - II. Brno International Ballet Competition 2006 - III. Instead, junior category 2007 - Vienna International Ballet Competition - V. Instead junior category 2010 - II. Istanbul Internatiolnal Ballet Competiton  - semifinal 2010 - The total yield of Grand Prix  - Grand Prix Ballet Days Olomoc 2010 - Premium for individual performing outstanding performance The II. ICHC Pilsen 2012 - Prémium for partnering - 4th International Ballet competition Prague 2012 2013 - Nomination / Czech Awards Thalia 2012 / Prince Desiré / Sleeping Beauty (ch. Javier Torres) 2014 - Nomination / Czech Awards Thalia 2013 / Tonik / Krabat (ch. Jan Kodet)