Dancers

First soloist

Photo: Eric Piché

Edi BLLOSHMI

Tirana, Albania
“What inspires me is everything that has to do with the art world but specifically the infinite movement of dance.”
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Training

1996-2004 National Academy of Dance, Tirana, Albani 2005 Canada’s National Ballet School, Toronto

Career

2004 National Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Tirana, Albania as soloist 2005 Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal (corps de ballet) 2008 Promoted to Soloist

Repertory

Edi Blloshmi performed lead and solo roles at the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet like Albrecht in Giselle (Jean Corallie and Jules Perrot) and Solori in La Bayadère (Dinko Bogdanic). He also performed in the following pieces: Carmina Burana, the Pas de deux in Sleeping Beauty, as well as in Don Quixote (Marius Petipa). For Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, Edi Blloshmi danced the Sugar Plum Fairy's Cavalier in The Nutcracker (Fernand Nault), Sleeping Beauty (Mats Ek), Polyphonia (Christopher Wheeldon), Kaleidoscope (Peter Quanz), Jardí Tancat (Nacho Duato), Rubies and Episodes (George Balanchine), Forgotten Land (Jiří Kylián), Black Milk (Ohad Naharin), Re,-II (Shen Wei), Noces and The Rite of Spring (Stijn Celis), the Ballerina's Cavalier in The Queen of Spades (Kim Brandstrup), Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet (Jean-Christophe Maillot), TooT (Didy Veldman), Four Seasons and Cantata (Mauro Bigonzetti), among others.

Awards

2005 Prix KULT 2005 du meilleur danseur de l'année (Albanie)

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