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Stevan Hadži Slavković
Stevan Hadži Slavković was born in 1963, Serbia, Belgrade, in the family of dancers (his father was famous Yugoslavian choreographer, principal dancer and ballet company director).
Stevan began his ballet studies in Belgrade National school Lujo Davičo.
At the age of 19, joins the Zagreb National Ballet (Croatia) and took a part in performances, Giselle, Cinderella, Coppélia, Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake, as a member of corps de ballet.
In 1984. he received a scholarship for the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet.
In 1988 he is fortunate to graduate studies in the same class with Igor Zelensky (ABT principal dancer and last pupil of the wizard of dance Vakhtang Chabukiani) Konstantin Mikhailovich Sergeyev, artistic director, Vaganova Academy (Sergeyev and Ulanova were the first to dance Romeo and Juliet) gave a generous possibility, Stevan Hadzi Slavkovic to join ocasionally classes of other famous teachers of that time, like Natalia Mikhailovna Dudinskaya, (Dudinskaya's mother was Natalia Tagliori, a ballerina coached by Enrico Cecchetti. Trained by Agrippina Vaganova). Also, N. A. Kurgapkina ( the first female ballet partner to Rudolf Nureyev).
Natalia Mikhailovna Dudinskaya, invited Stevan to take part in her 50-th anniversary, celebration at the Kirov stage 1988, and he was dancing (Pas de Deux, Seasons, choreographer K.M. Sergeyev), as one of the pupil who graduate from Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet.
From 1988 Stevan is a soloist in the ballet company of Belgrade National Theater.Most significant roles are:
• Hilarion - (Gissele)
• Paris and Tibald - (Romeo and Juliet)
• Rothbart - (Swan Lake)
• Doctor Coppélius - (Coppelia)
• Raja Dagmata - (La Bayadère)
• Don Quixote - (Don Quixote)