Roudolf Kharatian has had an illustrious international career as dancer, choreographer, teacher and director. A prolific choreographer, Kharatian is the creator of over 100 original works ranging from avant‐garde / experimental to classical. Kharatian’s ballets, which include full‐length works, one-act ballets and concert pieces, have been performed on stages worldwide. Roudolf Kharatian served as Artistic Director of the National Ballet of Armenia for five seasons, from October 2009 to April 2014, during which time the company’s repertoire was enriched with more than 31 ballets, old and new. Kharatian is currently resident choreographer of the National Ballet of Armenia.