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Albanian ballet dancer Kujtim Hoxha passes away today at the age of 64

  • 1/21/2021 3:35 PM
Albanian ballet dancer Kujtim Hoxha passes away today at the age of 64

Kujtim Hoxha, Albnian popular danseur passed away today at the age of 64.

Kujtim Hoxha was born in 1956 in Tirana. He started working at the Opera Ballet Theatre institution in 1975 as a dancer with the ballet troupe of the Opera Theater after graduating from the Dance Academy. Since then he has worked diligently at the  Opera Ballet Theatre, joining the troupe ballet performances. He has been confirmed as making professional progress, starting as a troupe dancer to a soloist.

In addition to performing as a dancer in most of the ballets performed on the stage of the Opera House with the ballet troupe, he has performed solo roles in ballets such as: "Vigilant Craftsmen", "Invincible Earth", "Before the Storm", "Don Quixote" "," Halili and Hajria "," Nutcracker "," Bajadera "," Swan Lake "," Majordomo "," Dead River "," Coppelia "," Delina "," Zhizel ".

He has made an important contribution to the preparation of the younger generations both in the teaching of the repertoire and in the qualitative growth for the realization of the roles. Thanks to his professional abilities, he was appointed head of the ballet troupe in 2001. Since than he has worked with the choreographer Agron Aliaj and other choreographers as a accompanist of works that were put on the stage of the Opera House, in works such as: "Rajmonda and Spartak"; Shehrezade; Caravaggio; "Dance of the Points"; Migenian, Carmina Burana; Zhizel; "The tenth wound of Gjergj Elez Alia"; “Delina”; “Zorba”; Coppelia.

Throughout his artistic career at the Opera House he has been characterized by commitment and correctness at work. He has built good relationships with the employees of the administration as well as with the  ballerina artists and other artistic sectors.

/Klara Ruci/