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Zdjęcie: Paweł Koncewoj

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Paweł Koncewoj is a first soloist of the Polish National Ballet. He was born in Berazino, Belarus, as Pavel Kantsavy. He first attended the State Ballet School in Minsk, then the State Ballet School and the State Institute of Culture in Krasonodar. In 2003 he was engaged as a dancer of the Yuri Grigorovich Krasnodar Ballet Theatre. In 2007 he came to Poland and joined the ballet of the Musical Theatre in Lublin. Still in the same year he moved to Warsaw to join the ballet of the Teatr Wielki Polish National Opera. In 2009 he was promoted to soloist of the Polish National Ballet.


In Warsaw he has created many lead roles in classical and contemporary ballets: Tristan and Envious Baron in Tristan; Prince in The Nutcracker; Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet; Blue Bird in The Sleeping Beauty; Jester in Cinderella; and Son in The Prodigal Son. He also performs as: Golden Idol and Head Fakir Magdaveya in La Bayadre; Claras Brother and Russian Dance in The Nutcracker; Benno in Swan Lake; Soloist in the Bolero and Master (Schumann) in Chopin, the Romantic Artist; Levin in Anna Karenina; Our Couple in And the Rain Will Pass; Young Man in The Rite of Spring; and Mouse King in The Nutcracker. He has danced solos in such contemporary ballet pieces as: When You End and I Begin… by Bondara, Kurt Weill and In Light and Shadow by Pastor, For a While by Tyski, The Kisses by Wesołowski, The Green by Wubbe, Vaslav by Bablidze, Demetrius and Flute-Thisbe in A Midsummer Nights Dream by John Neumeier, and Basilio in Don Quixote by Alexei Fadeyechev.





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