Miloš Kecman

Ballet Soloist III

About Artist

Date of birth: November 6, 1985, Belgrade

General information:
He graduated from "Lujo Davičo" Ballet High School in the class of Professor Borislava Durić in 2004. In the same year, he got a permanent engagement with the National Theatre ballet ensemble, where he began his professional career. In this theatre, he has the status of the third soloist and he performs a large number of solo roles in both classical and contemporary ballet repertoire of the National Theatre. At the same time he has developed as a choreographer. As an author, he choreographed three contemporary ballet performances: "Crossroads", "A Place for Us", "Imprints" and two opera performances: "Andrea Chénier" and "At Dawn", also at the National Theatre. He is a three-time finalist of the competition programme of the Festival of Choreographic Miniatures. He has participated in a large number of seminars both local and international at which he has improved his dance performance and choreography. As one of the selected dancers he participated in the international project “From Kylián to the Balkans”, where he worked with the soloists of the famous ballet company of the Nederlands Dans Theater NDT and performed parts from the opus of the famous choreographer Jirí Kylián. With the National Theatre ballet ensemble he has had guest performances in Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Colombia, Greece, Mexico, Canada, Egypt, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro ...

Education: "Lujo Davičo" Ballet High School

His theatre roles: Groom (Who's Singin' Over There?), Joker, Tarantella (Swan Lake), Fakir Magedaveya, Indian dance solo (La Bayadère), Sancho Panza (Don Quixote), Fritz, Puppet, Chinese dance (The Nutcracker), Step Lightly (choreography by Paul Lightfoot, Sol León), Six Games (Corr. Jirí Kylián), Autumn Flowers (choreography by Marie Claude Pietragalla), Michael (Peter Pan), Interval (choreography by Zoran Marković, Maša Kolar), Viva la Vida (choreography by Aleksandar Ilić), Alice (choreography by Dejan Kolarov), Napoli (choreography by August Bournoville), Women in D Minor and The Long Christmas Dinner (choreography by Radu Poklitaru), Constantinus Magnus (choreography by Edward Clug), Paquita,  Francesca da Rimini, Impure Blood.

Roles in other theatres:
Wolfgang Amadé (Madlenianum Opera and Theatre)
Northern Fairy Tale (Madlenianum Opera and Theatre)
Othello (Bitef Dance Company)
Crossroads (BELEF)

A Place for Us (Youth Centre)
Imprints (National Theatre in Belgrade)
Film and television:
“The White Crow”, a film directed by Ralph Fiennes

Commendation at the Festival of Choreographic Miniatures in 2002
“Dimitrije Parlić” Award in 2010 for the performance in “Six Dances” by Jirí Kylián for extraordinary artistic and technical interpretation 
Commendation by the National Theatre - Work Achievements of Exceptional Importance in 2010, 2012, 2021
“Encouragement” Award at the Festival of Choreographic Miniatures in 2013
Public Commendation for the ensemble of “Women in D Minor” and “Long Christmas Dinner” in 2017
Public Commendation for the ensemble of “Alice” in 2021
Public Commendation for the ensemble of “Michelangelo” in 2021
“Terpsichore” Award for the ensemble of “Women in D Minor” in 2017

Main Data

Soloist III
Ensemble: Ballet
Status: resident