Klevis Tafaj - Leading Artist
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Mr. Tafaj, from Albania, graduated from the National Dance Academy, and joined the National Ballet Company of the Tirana Opera House in 2010. Promoted Soloist in 2013, Klevis partnered several principal dancers, toured Turkey, Greece and Montenegro and performed at the Praha International Festival and the Balkans Festival of Warsaw. Klevis participated in AjkunBT's Performing in New York in 2014 and, upon his return, performed as a Principal Dancer with the National Ballet of Kosovo. Klevis toured with Ajkun Ballet Theatre to Italy in 2015, and danced the role of Don Jose in Chiara Ajkun's Carmen, partnering principal dancer Brittany Larrimer. He was featured as Dracula in the original cast of Chiara Ajkun’s Dracula and as Count Vronsky in Dr. Ajkun’s Anna Karenina. Mr. Tafaj has also performed choreographies by world renowned choreographers Leonard Ajkun, Angelin Preljocaj, and Pëllumb Agalliu