Željko Božić (SI)
- Date posted: 18.09.2017
- Date Updated: 15.02.2019
Željko Božić is one of the most awarded Slovenian dancers and choreographers. His work has won over hundred titles in national, European and world events organized by various Dance Organizations and festivals. IDO (International Dance Organization) awarded him with Hall of fame award for Outstanding Choreography Achievements.
He started as a latin-american and ballroom dancer, been a member of Slovenian national team, but than also expanded his knowledge with jazz ballet and show dance. He has also been exposed to modern and contemporary dance. His prime dance orientation nevertheless is street style dancing. He has been sharing his extensive knowledge since 1996 and has given workshops in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia, Austria, Norway and big camps like Urban Dance Camp, SDK, Beat Camp, Adria Dance Camp.
He is also known for his commercial work, doing choreographies and performances for over twenty musicians, choreographed and danced for Slovenian Eurosong contest delegation in Belgrade, done tv adds (Henkel, Simobil, NLB bank), danced in all Slovenian TV shows, and has choreographed for Slovenian talent search Popstars addition.
Željko also created four full length commercial dancing shows, full length hip hop theatre production “Let’s make a show” (2011) and choreographed original musical “Change” (2014) for Sarajevo War Theatre. In 2016 he premiered new dance theatre production “Dream Job” in Slovenian best known cultural establishment Cankarjev dom, and “Heroes from the Scrap Yard” for theatre in Novo Mesto.