Tetiana Svetlična

Tetiana Svetlična began her dance education at the Conservatory of Choreography and Ballet and the State Academy of Culture in Kharkiv, Ukraine. She later danced in the Kharkiv State Opera and Ballet Theatre before joining the Cairo Opera House as a soloist in 2002. Alongside her career as a dancer, she also taught at the English Modern School in Cairo. In 2006, Tetiana became a member of the Grigorovich Ballet Company and the Fratišek Xaver Salda Theater in Liberec, Czech Republic, before joining the Ballet of Slovene National Theatre Maribor in 2008. There, she danced leading roles in various classic ballets including Don Quixote, Swan Lake, La Corsaire, Giselle, La fille mal gardée, Nutcracker and Paquita.

Tetiana’s talent has taken her to prestigious festivals and theatres worldwide, including the Dance Open in St. Petersburg and the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. She has performed in contemporary works by renowned choreographers such as Edward Clug, Johan Inger, Mauro Bigonzetti, Jean Christophe Maillot, Alexander Ekman, Staša Zurovac, and Zoran Markovič. In addition, Tetiana has collaborated closely with Slovenian choreographer and dancer Gaj Žmavc, performing in several of his creations for Slovene National Theatre Maribor, as well as independent projects and festivals. With her impressive repertoire and extensive experience in both classical and contemporary dance, Tetiana Svetlična has established herself as a leading figure in the world of dance.

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