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Azamat Nabiullin a leading soloist at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. He was born on 27 June 1978, in Russia. He graduated choreography form the Rudolf Nurejev Univeristy, and shortly after started to work as a leading soloist at the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 1998 he became a leading soloist at the Ballet and Theatre School at the State Academic Ballet theatre “Choreographic miniatures” in Saint-Petersburg, while continuing his collaboration with many theatres around Russia. In 2004 he was a leading soloist at the Croatian National Theatre in Split.


Mitja Obed a Slovenian flamenco dancer, who started his professional career as Latin–American dancer. He was introduced to flamenco dance by Ana Pandur in Ljubljana, in 2007. As a performer, he collaborated with various famous flamenco dancers in Madrid and Sevilla, like Manuel Reyes Maya, Javier Latorre, Angel Atienza, Alfonso Losa, Toni el Pelao. Mitja has participated in many performances and festivals events. He is also a member of the CoraViento group, which is known for many interesting projects.


Olga Carmon, a classical ballet pedagogue. Olga comes from Russia. In 1990 she graduated from the Perm State Choreographic College. From 1991 to 1998 she worked as a solo and second-soloist dancer at the Natalya Sats Musical Theater in Moscow. From 2000 to 2007 she was teaching classical ballet at the Bat Dor, Dor Beer Sheva in Israel. In 2008 she moved to Zagreb and started to work as a classical ballet pedagogue at the Schoolf of Classical Ballet in Zagreb.


Tihomir Ciglar,a Latin American and standard ballroom dancer. Tihomir has been actively dancing from the age of 15, and since then he is training various dance groups in Croatia and Slovenia. Since 2008 he is working as salsa and Argentine tango teacher. He hosted the "Buena Vista Social Club" dance program, collaborated with the TV show "IN MAGAZINE" and due to his excellent results in dancing competitions he participated in the most popular TV show "Dancing with the Stars".


Kristina Sukstule, was born in Latvia in 1981. She studied at the ballet school “Rondo” in Riga. In 2003 she obtained diploma in modern dance and choreography from the Latvian Cultural Academy. She has taken part in many international workshops (in 2002 she was awarded as the best choreograph at the Children Ballet Festival in Riga, and has won the Grand Pix at the Children Dance Festival in Moscow). From 2003 to 2006 she worked as a choreograph and dance teacher at the Academy of Theater and Culture in Moscow. In 2010 she was the main choreograph at children's play “Sweet Fairytale”. She also holds modern dance workshops at the Basic School for Ballet and Rhythmics in Zagreb.



Matea Stojaković, a sport recreation instructor. Matea was born in 1991, and has been active in gymnastics for the last 18 years. In 2012 and 2013 she won the Golden Plaket. Matea has won Croatian national gymnastic competition, and represented Croatia at European and World Championships.




 Ivor Benko was born in Zagreb in 1996. After graduating from high school for nutrition, he enrolled at the Faculty of Kinesiology in Zagreb. At the age of 7, he began to train acrobatic rock 'n' roll, and breakdance at the age of 11 at Megablast Dance Club. Later, he started dancing at the Tala Dance Center and gained numerous experiences there, such as appearing in the supertalnet finale, performing at the opening of the European Handball Championship, the Eurobasket, at the ESU (Universiade), in various videos and shows. He is also a longtime member / dancer of KK Cedevita as part of the dance group "Cedevitas". He also trained gymnastics at the Croatian Falcon JTS for 3 years.