TIMUR KAN – Company Dancer
Timur Kan (Almaty, Kazakhstan) joined the IMC company roster making his debut in the Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff dancing the role of Soldier Doll, Candy Cane, and Tea. He met Miki and the company performing at the World Expo 2017 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Timur Kan began his professional training at the A. Seleznev Almaty Choreographic School in Almaty at age 11 in 2009. His ballet training is based on Vaganova Method. Besides ballet, he studied, contemporary, character and traditional folk dances as well. He has won 1st place in the Ak-kuu International Ballet Competition in Bishkek, Kyrgystan & 3rd in the Orleu International Ballet Competition in Almaty, where he performed classical variations from ballets Le Corsaire, Flame of Paris and Harlequinade. During the last two years in the ballet academy, Timur joined the Abay State Opera & Ballet Theatre in Almaty, where he performed many classical ballets. After graduating from the A. Seleznev Almaty Choreographic School where he received his Associate of Fine Arts degree in ballet, Timur worked as a guest dancer with The Samruk Contemporary Dance Theatre in Almaty, and Joburg Ballet in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Timur became a company member with Island Moving Company at the end of 2018.