Laszlo Nyakas was born in Clausenburg in Romania, where he studied Dance and Dance Paedagogic at the Choreographic Institut. Immediately after his Diploma, in 1986 he joins the State Opera of Timisoara as solo dancer, where he dances as principal in several classical ballets ( Swan Lake, Anna Karenina, Giselle, Nutcracker, among others). His international career as Solo dancer begins at the National Ballet of Hungary. In 1992 he achieves the second prize at the International Ballet Competition in Paris. Two years later he will win the prize as ” Best upcoming dancer” at the Dance Festival Tersicore d’oro in Florence, and later in 1996 he was finalist at the Jackson M.S. – USA Ballet Competition.
Laszlo Nyakas was working as solo dancer at the Basel Ballet, at the Sächsichen State Opera in Dresden, at the Bonn Opera House, at the State Theatre Mainz and as-well at the Saarländischen State Theatre where he danced from 1999 until 2001. His work as choreograph was very much appreciated. Since 1992 Laszlo Nyakas is also Ballet Master and he is invited regularly for his appreciated work in severals Theaters such as Malmö, Basel, Hannover and Munich. In the years 2001 until 2007 he was working at the State Theatre in Braunschweig with the position of Ballet Master and Vice Director of the dance company. From the season 2007/2008 he will be holding the same position of Ballet Master, Ballet Assistant and Vice Director of the Dance Theatre Munich.