Graduated from the Leningrad Ballet Academy in 1956 and at the same year was accepted to the famous Kirov Ballet. Since that time he performed many leading and solo parts of a classical repertoire and character dance. In his repertory were roles such a Abderakhman ("Raymonda"), Rothbart ("Swan Lake"), Tybalt ("Romeo and Juliet"), Girey ("The Fountain of Bakhchisarai") and many others. For 45 years Gennady Seliyutsky has been sharing his rich artistic experience to young ballet dancers working as a teacher of a classical ballet at the Vaganova Ballet Academy. Mr.Seliyutsky is a one of the leading repetitors and ballet masters at the Kirov Ballet, working with the principal dancers. He is honored artist of Russia and Tadzhik S.S.R. With the ballet company of Mariinsky theatre has been touring extensively to the United States, Canada, England, France, Japan, and to other countries where, in addition to his performing, he gave master classes to the artists of other ballet companies.
Among his students and artists are Farukh Ruzimatov (Kirov Ballet), Vyacheslav Samodurov (Royal Ballet and Kirov Ballet), Igor Zelensky (Kirov Ballet and New York City Ballet) , Alen Botaini (Bavarian Ballet Munich), Igor Kolb (Kirov Ballet) , Yulia Makhalina (Kirov Ballet), Danila Korsuntsev (Kirov Ballet), Vasily Medvedev (choreographer), Leonid Sarafanov (Kirov Ballet).