Konstantin (Constantin) Tešea (Tesea)

Principal Ballet Dancer

About Artist

He was born on May 19, 1963 in Bucharest (Romania).
He is a permanently employed as a principal ballet dancer and répétiteur at the National Theatre Ballet in Belgrade. 
In 1982 he graduated from "George Enescu" University of Arts, Choreography Department, in Bucharest (Romania). The same year he was engaged by the opera in Bucharest in which he has actively played soloist and main roles in the shows from the repertoire since 1981.  
In 1985 at the director’s invitation he was engaged as a principal ballet dancer at the Croatian National Theatre in Split until 1991.
In 1991 he joined the National Theatre in Belgrade as a principal ballet dancer. 
Performances: Swan Lake (choreographer Oleg Danovski), Four Seasons and The Endless Symphony (Alexa Mezincescu), Francesca da Rimini and the Romanian Symphony (Doina Andronache), solo sections in the opera Tannhäuser and the operetta The Bat ...
Guest performances: Greece, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Austria (1982); Russia, Moscow - Bolshoi Theatre (1984).
Performances: The Devil in the Village (choreographers Pia and Pino Mlakar), Coppélia (Dimitrije Parlić), Paquita (Natalia Dudinskaya and Konstantin Sergeyev), Giselle (L. Lavrovski), La Fille mal gardée (The Wayward Daughter) (Norman Dixon), Romeo and Juliet  (D. Parlić) , The Firebird (D. Parlić), Peter Pan (Vera Kostić), Three Biblical Frescoes (Milko Šparemblek), Symphony in Motion (V. Logunov), Othello, Handkerchief, Desdemona (Višnja Đorđević), The Ring (Dragutin Boldin). ..
Independent guest performances / Festival in Ljubljana (1988 and 1989); Austria (1989/90); The Devil in the Village (Pia and Pino Mlakar) at “Ivan Zajc” Theatre in Rijeka.
Performances: Swan Lake (choreographer D. Parlić), Don Quixote (V. Logunov), Giselle (L. Lavrovski), Coppélia (D. Parlić), Romeo and Juliet (A. Šekera), Bewitched Love (L. Pilipenko), Camille (L. Pilipenko), Sleeping Beauty (V. Logunov), The Fountain of Bakhchisaray (Robert Klyavin), Pictures (L. Pilipenko), Ohrid Legend (L. Pilipenko), Les Sylphides (M. Fokin), Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde (V. Logunov), Romeo and Juliet (D. Parlić), Tchaikovsky the Poet (L. Pilipenko), Queen Margot (K. Simić).
Guest performances abroad with the National Theatre Ballet: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia (2002); Croatia (2004); Cyprus (2004), Colombia (2008); Greece (2008).
Solo guest performances: Cyprus (1992), Bulgaria (1994), China (1995), Lebanon (1995), Cyprus (1997). He had numerous concerts throughout the country.

As a frequent guest of the Macedonian National Theatre in Skopje, he played in the following ballets: Giselle (L. Lavrovski), Macedonian History (Olga Milosavljeva), Swan Lake, Carmen and Bolero (R. Risimkin), Coppélia (I. Lozinska), Cadet Ball, Pink Floyd (Dragutin Boldin).
In the same period, he was a guest at the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad, in the ballets Zorba the Greek (K. Simić), Giselle (L. Lavrovski), as well as in "Madlenianum" Chamber Opera in the ballet Nijinsky, Golden Bird (K. Simić), with which he toured Bulgaria, Hungary, Russia (St. Petersburg).
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He did the choreography for Hassan-Aga’s Wife opera, 2009.
He staged the evening-length ballet Katerina Izmailova (choreography taken over from Dimitrije Parlić) at the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad (2017).
He has been a pedagogist at the National Theatre Ballet since 2003. 
He was a professor at “Lujo Davičo” High School of Ballet (2007–2009)
First prize at the Romanian Ballet Biennale, 1981
Best Partner Award at the Yugoslav Ballet Competition in Novi Sad, 1991.
National Theatre Annual Award for the role of Mercutio in “Romeo and Juliet” ballet in 1993.
Certificate of Appreciation for diligence and contribution to the success of the National Theatre, 2003
Plaque of the National Theatre in Belgrade, 2006
Golden Ring (Cultural and Educational Community of Belgrade, for 2011)
Lifetime Achievement Award (Association of Ballet Artists of Serbia, 2013)
Milorad Mišković Award (2016)

Since 2019, President of the Board of Directors of the ensemble "Kolo"

Main Data

Ensemble: Ballet
Status: Principal Dancer (resident)