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Nikita Korotkov


Born in Yekatirinburg (Russia)

At age of 12 he moved to Prague with family where he began his professional dance education at the  State School of Dance Arts of Prague. With his rebellious character and always innovative participates, he soon found the School not sufficient enough and lacking the level of education necessary to become an outstanding dance artist.

Restlessly and eager to achieve the higher level of Pro-education, he auditioned for the Dance academy of Zurich, directed by Oliver Matz, where he completed his studies and received his diploma.

At the age of 18 years receives his first contract as a professional dancer in one of the best known ballet companies, the Bavarian State Ballet of Munich, dancing a vast classical repertoire as a soloist and taking part in contemporary creations along with names such as Kylian, Matz Ek, Forsythe, Maliphant,T. Kohler,J. Neumeir, Hans Van Manen and Ohad Naharin, Sandroni…

After 7 years of impulsive career, hungry for new experiences he decides to dive into a new artistic chapter with the Scapino Ballet , Netherlands springboard of many contemporary choreographers and innovative dance making. In that company he worked with: Itamar Serussi, Marco Goecke, Ohad Naharin, Ed Wubbe, Cristal Pyte…

3 years later, Nikita has had doors opened to create a piece of his own for the Scapino Ballet company, where he could carve the style of his choreographic language. Since 2016 Nikita is on his journey as a freelance Teacher, Choreographer and Dancer.

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