Sergei Nikitich Kevorkov (real name Sarkis Mkrtychevich Gevorkyan ; 1886, Elizavetpol - 1951, Kislovodsk ) - Soviet ballet dancer and choreographer of Armenian origin, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1936), Honored Artist of Azerbaijan SSR (1943).
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ballet dancer , choreographer , ballet teacher
At 13, he lost his father. Received professional ballet training in St. Petersburg . Since 1908 he performed in theaters of Ukraine, Kislovodsk , Essentuki , Pyatigorsk , Yekaterinodar .
Since 1920, artist, soloist, and later chief choreographer of the Akhundov Baku Theater. In 1933-1937 chief choreographer of the Saratov Theater  .
He staged ballets at the Akhundov Theater: “Coppelia” (1925, the first ballet in the history of Azerbaijan  ), “Swan Lake” (1927, 1945), “Red Poppy” (1928), “Bakhchisarai Fountain”, “Esmeralda” ( 1939), The Maiden’s Tower (1940, together with I. G. Idayatzade and V. I. Vronsky), Don Quixote (1945), The Nutcracker (1949), as well as dances in operas Rus. (“Ivan Susanin”, “Prince Igor”), European (“Faust”) and Azerbaijani (“Kor-oglu”, “Nerghiz”) composers.
For the first time he staged Azerbaijani national stage dances, which were highly appreciated by Uzeyir Hajibeyov and M. Magomaev.
His students were prominent Azerbaijani ballerina, People's Artist of the USSR Gamer Almaszade and Honored Artist of the RSFSR Victoria Urusova .
In 1923 he was the organizer and director (until 1930) of the Ballet Studio in Baku . In 1933, the Baku Choreographic School was created on the basis of this studio.
- K. A. Karimov, Sergey Nikitich Kevorkov, “Ballet” Encyclopedia, Moscow, “Soviet Encyclopedia” Publishing House, 1981.
The magazine "Soviet Ballet", 1987, but 5.