Classical Ballet / Artistic Director
Irek Mukhamedov was trained at the Ballet Academy of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow (1970 – 1978). His exceptional ballet career started in 1978, when he became a First Soloist with the Moscow Classical Ballet Company. From 1981 to 1990, he was a Principal Dancer at the Bolshoi Ballet and then pursued his artistic career in London, where he was a Senior Principal Dancer at the Royal Ballet until 1998 and from 1998 to 2004, a Guest Principal Dancer of the same ballet ensemble. Before he took over his post at the Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana, he was an Artistic Director of the Ballet Ensemble of the Greek National Opera and Ballet. Among other things, Irek Mukhamedov is also a President of the Legat Foundation and Vice President of the Arts Educational School Tring.
- Slovenian National Ballet