Name and sirname of the Academic:

Yuriy Mezokh

Title, Department:

Lecturer / Turkish Folk Dances Department

Areas of Study:

Ballet, Modern Dance, Character Dances,

Bachelor’s degree/Masters/ Doctorate:

Master of Arts: Dance, Krasnodar State Cultural InstituteDance Arts,1991;
Bachelor of Arts: U.H. Thabisimov Art School - Choreography, 1985;

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Ha studied in 1980 in Adige Republic U H Thabisimov Art College at the Art Coreography Branch. He graduated wıth high average the Art Coreography Branch as an Folkloric Dances Group artist. In 1985 he was elected, due to hi high performance and success, to the Adige Republic Nalmes State Folkloric Dances group by the Adige Republican dance professors . In In 1991 after he graduated Krasnodar State Cultural Instıtute as an instructor he worked as a teacher ın Russia and Turkey many dance schools, dance companies, musicals, unıvetsıtıes and many educatıonal associations as a coreographer and dance ınstructor. During 1988-1989 he took place as a dance artist in the “Kazachia Volnitsa” Dance and Musical Theater. During the years 1989-1996 he ated as a dancing performer ın the “Primiera Show Theater”. In December 1996 he came to Turkey and began to work in Istanbul Alev Baymur Dance and Art Company as a coreographer and dance instructor. In 1999 he used the "Dansology "term which means dance science at the first time in Turkey and gave trainings at Akatlar Cultural Center. He worked at the sports department of Haliç University. As a dance teacher between 2013 and 2016. He worked as an instructor and choreographer in the Anadolu Ateşi Kıvılcım children's dance group between 2013 and 2016. He has been giving dance lessons in ITU Turkish Music State Conservatory Department of Turkish Folk Dance Since 2017.