In 1987 – becomes a principal dancer in the Ballet of the Shevchenko Theatre in Kiev, Ukraine

In 1991 – engaged in the Ballet Company of the National Theatre in Belgrade as a principal dancer

In 2001 – graduated at the Department of Choreography at the Ukrainian International Theatre Institute in Kiev

In 2013 – obtained Master’s Degree in Choreography at the Kherson State University


Don Quixote (V. Logunov) Swan Lake (D. Parlić) Giselle (L. Lavrovsky) Samson and Delilah (L. Pilipenko) The Sleeping Beauty (V. Logunov) Resurrection (L. Pilipenko) Carmen (V.Logunov) The Lady of the Camellias (L. Pilipenko) Scheherazade (L.Pilipenko) The Fountain of Bakhchisaray (R. Klavin) A Woman (L. Pilipenko) The Rite of Spring (D. Seyffert) Wolves (D. Seyffert) Autumn Rain (V. Logunov) Images (L. Pilipenko) Romeo and Juliet (A. Sekera) Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (V. Logunov) Tchaikovsky the Poet (L. Pilipenko) Odysseus (L. Lambrou) Queen Margot (K. Simić) Autumn Flowers (M. C. Pietragalla) The Impure Blood (L. Pilipenko) Spartacus (A. Shekera), Zorba the Greek (K. Simić)

Kostyukov was an assistant choreographer in ballet productions Wolves by Dietmar Seyffert and Romeo and Juliet by Anatoly Sekera. In 2017, he worked as a consultant during filming of The White Raven, directed by Ralph Fiennes.

Kostyukov choreographed ballet in the opera production of Aida for the Timisoara Theatre in 2003 and for the National Theatre in Belgrade in 2013.

In the Terazije Theatre, he choreographed musical production of Get Down to Earth in 2006, and in 2017, he choreographed ballet for The Phantom of the Opera musical.

Kostyukov choreographed and directed the ballet production of The Nutcracker in the National Theatre in Belgrade in 2014 and in Sarajevo in 2017.

He staged ballet production of Romeo and Juliet in the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad in 2014.

He staged ballet production of The Swan Lake in the National Theatre Belgrade in 2019.


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