study at Dance Conservatory in Bratislava (Slovakia) and Academie de Danse
Classique Princesse Grace in Monaco in 1997 Lukas joined Les Ballets de
Monte Carlo where he danced for three years under J.Ch. Maillot. During
those years he danced pieces from choreographers like J.Ch. Maillot, G.
Balanchine, Twyla Tharp, Nacho Duato.
In 2000 he joined Nederlands Dans Theater 2 (NDT) and two years later
Nederlands Dans Theater 1, where he worked until 2010. In NDT 1 he had a
possibility to work on new creations or ballets from repertory from
choreographers like Jiri Kylian, Wiliam Forsythe, Mats Ek, Paul
Lightfoot/Sol Leon, Hans van Manen, Ohad Naharin, Crystal Pite among others.
He danced in theaters in New York, Paris, London, Tokyo, Singapore,
Barcelona, Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City, Shanghai etc…
Since he came to NDT he started to choreograph. Since 2001 he did regularly
short pieces for NDT choreographic workshop. For the project C-Scope in
Regentes Theater in The Hague he made 'Dear Reader' (2004), 'Due a Due'
(2005), 'Bodily writing' (2007). For NDT 1 he made 'Twenty' (2005) and 'I
SAW I WAS I'(2006) as part of UpComing Choreographers project. For NDT 2 he
made 'Oneness' which was premiered during Holland Dance Festival 2007 in The
Hague. For Slovak National Theater in Bratislava he made 'Real Time' (2008).
His another creation for the NDT2 is 'Offspring' (2009), which was premiered
the day his daughter Zoe was born. This piece has been performed in Holland,
UK, Slovakia and France. 'Urtanz' (2009) was premiered during TodaysArt
Festival in The Hague with dancers from NDT 1.
'Shortcut' (2010) duet in collaboration with Francesco Nappa. 'Instrument'
(2010) a short dance movie in collaboration with Ruben van Leer premiered
during Cinedans festival in Amstardam 'Eroica' (2010) his longest piece was
created for Gothenburg Ballet in Sweden, and 'Masculine/Feminine' (2011) for
Nederlands Dans Theater 2. 'A Place Between' (2011) for Konpainia Danzaz in
San Sebastian. 'A Game' (2012) has been premiered at Korzo Theater in The
Lately his interest in film led him to study at the prestigious New York
Film Academy during the month of January 2012. Bale da Cidade de Sao Paulo
has premiered “Offspring” in 2012 in Teatro Municipal in SP originally
created for NDT2. His latest creation 'Inside' (2014) has been premiered at
Luzerner Theater in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Most his works since 2004 are in collaboration with designer Peter Bilak,
concerning new concepts for contemporary dance.