Vlasto Petkovski studied Macedonian folk culture in school and began his performing career with Cvetan Dimov in Skopje.
From 1977 to 1995, he danced with Tanec, the Macedonian national folk dance ensemble. Aside from dancing and singing in the ensemble, he also worked as a choreographer for the folk dance group, Grigor Prlicev, in Skopje.
Since emigrating from Macedonia to Canada with his family in 1995, Vlasto has shared his love of folk culture with Canadians and has directed many Macedonian folk dance groups including Ilinden in Mississauga, Vezilka in Ajax, and Zdravec in Markham. He is also the director of SunStage Company in Brampton.
Dances Vlasto has taught include Devojko Mori Devojko, Germančeto, Kumanovsko, Libe Licno, Mome Mitro, Neveno Nori Neveno, Odeno, Oro se vie Kraj Manastirot, Ovčepolska Potrčulka, Ratka, Romska Gajda, Sadil Jana, Sadilo Mome, Sirto, Staro Bitolsko Oro, and Staro Žensko Krsteno.