Tamas is most noted for his close collaboration with choreographer William Forsythe, artist/ theatre maker Jan Fabre and sharing the directorship of the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Antwerpen with choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Throughout his carrer he’s been a powerful influence on how dance training is approached today.
Hes graduated from the Hungarian State Ballet University and moved on to a dance career most notably with William Forsythe’s seminal Ballet Frankfurt. He’d danced leading roles in a great number of Forsythe’s works, including: Artifact, Impressing the Tzar, Die befragung von Robert Scott, Eidos / Telos, Limbs Theorem, The second Detail, Enemy in the Figure, The Vile Parody of Address, Decreation, One flat thing reproduced, etc. Other choreographers and artists works he’d performed in include: Jan Fabre, Jiri Kylian, Mats Ek, Hans Van Manen, Robert North, Kurt Joos, Crystal Pite, Jacopo Godani, Saburo Teshigowara, Jonathan Burrows, Marcia Haydee, Tony Rizzi, and many others. Tamas also appeared in composer Ryuichi Sakamoto’s opera “Life”, that presented his dancing as the first image transmitted during a live performance,through the Internet.
After his dancing years Tamas had embarked on a teaching career that connects different training methods towards higher articulacy, artistry and grace. His method draws from his years at the Frankfurt Ballet, connecting neuro-science, classical ballet training, martial arts, authentic yogic principles, physiotherapeutic exercises and the Forsythe Improvisational Technologies. Working with these tools, radically raises the level of awareness in the moving body and enable dancers to function well in todays demanding professional environment. His influences lead to accessing a great variety of repertoire at the highest level, both in classical ballet as well as contemporary dance.
His teaching had brought him to: the Royal Ballet of Flanders, Cullberg Ballet, Ballet Preljocaj, P.A.R.T.S, Le Prix de Lausanne, Codarts Rotterdam, The Boston Conservatory of Music and Performing Arts, the Palucca University in Dresden, Baseler Balletschule, Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School, Skanes Dance Theatre, ImpulsTanz (Vienna), the Venice Biennale’s Arsenale della Danza, Korean National University of Atrs, Women’s University ( Seoul ), ArchiTanz (Tokyo) , Istanbul University, Marmara University, Mimar Sinan University of fine arts, Yildiz Technical University, ( Istanbul), the University fur Music and Kunst Koln, Balletto di Roma, IALS-Rome, Opus Ballet Florence and many other dance institutions worldwide.