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Yevgeniy Kolesnyk

Yevgeniy is a former Principal dancer with Royal Ballet of Flanders. From 2000-2016, he performed various leading roles in their classical productions and works by renowned choreographers, such as: William Forsythe, Jiri Kylian, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Marcia Haydee, Christian Spuck, David Dawson, Jorma Elo, Jacopo Godani and many others. He received Vaganova method training at the Kiev National Ballet School. After graduating with honours, in 1997 he joined the Kiev National Opera House and was promoted to soloist the following season performing featured roles in classical repertoire. Yevgeniy was awarded the gold medal at the International Ballet Competition “Serge Lifar de la Dans”, First prize at the International Ballet Competition “Arabesk” in Perm, Russia, and gold medal and title 'Best Dancer' at International Dance Competition in Brazil.

Function: Classical dance