Ukrainian-born ballet dancer Evgenija Koškina completed her ballet training at the State Ballet in Kiev, where she started at the Academic Youth Theatre. In 2002, she joined the ballet ensemble SNG Maribor, where she has danced many important roles to this day. She participated in several ballet competitions in Vienna, where she twice qualified for the finals, and won a gold plaque at the 8th Competition of Young Slovenian Ballet Dancers in 2006 in Maribor. She has demonstrated her staggering technical and artistic qualities in solo ballet performances, both in the ballets of the classical ballet repertoire and in contemporary ballet choreographies. Her most prominent performances include solo roles from ballets such as Cinderella, La Bayadère, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Romeo and Juliet and Don Quixote. She has also danced in contemporary ballet creations of the most prominent choreographers such as Alexander Ekman (Left Right Left Right), Jiří Kylián (Falling Angels), Johan Inger (Walking Mad), Mauro Bigonzetti (Cantata) and Edward Clug (Carmina Burana, Hill Harper’s Dream, Stabat Mater, Tango, Architecture of Silence, Watching Others, Prêt-à-porter, Peer Gynt, The Rite of Spring, etc.).