Valentino Zucchetti

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EDUCATION

Academic: Grades A-B

        BTEC art management, Royal Ballet School

        Trinity Diploma in Professional Dance

         ESOL Cambridge English Exams.

DANCE SCHOOLS

 –   From 1993 to 1999 “Enjoy Dance” Sarnico, Italy

 –   From 1999 to 2004 School Of Theatre of Scala, Milan, Italy

 –   From  2004 – 2007 Graduated from the Royal Ballet School, with “Honours” London (UK)

 –   RAD examination: Pre-Primary, Primary, Grade 1; 2; 3, Pre-Elementary, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced and SOLO SEAL Award.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

2007-2009 Zurich Ballet:

Took part at the company’s production of  Nutcracker , Swan Lake, Peer Gynt ,Don Quixote and Le Debauches du Reve  By Heinz Spoerli, “Artifact” by William Forsythe,“ La Silphyde” Production of Johan Kobborg as “ Gurn” and “Octet” by Uwe Sholz.

Created roles in the Junior ballet productions of “7 and half” by Heinz Spoerli and “Sonata” by Felipe portugal and danced the Leading role in “Handel Variation”,”Chase” and “Patently Unclear” By Heinz Spoerli

2009-2010 Norwegian National Ballet:

Giselle: Ver. Cynthia Harvey, Peasant Pas de Deux

Nacho Duato: Arcangelo

David Dowson: “Dancing Madly Backwords” New Creation

Nutcracker: Ver. Dina Bjork as Prince

Johan Neumaier: Streetcar name desire

Cinderella: Ver. Ben Stevenson as Jester

Paul Lightfoot and Leon: Shoot the Moon

2010 – Present The Royal Ballet

Joined as Artist promoted to First Artist in 2011, Soloist 2012 and First Soloist 2014

Repertoire includes:

Oniegin (Lensky), La valse (Ashton), Les Patineurs (as Blu Boy), Beatrix Potter (squirrel nut kin), Rhapsody Main Boy (Ashton), Alice In Wonderland (Christopher Wheeldon), Giselle (Peasant Pas De Six), Rite of Spring (Mac Millan), Manon (Lescaut, Beggar Chief), Romeo and Juliet (Lead Mandolin, Mercuzio), Jewels, Nutcracker (Prince, Hans Peter), The Dream (Puck), The Sleeping Beauty (blue bird, Florestan), Swan Lake (Pas de Trois) Asphodel Meadow (Liam Scarlet), Sweet Violet (Scarlet), Jewels (emeralds and rubies main couple), Fille Mal Guardée (Colas), Balanchine Tarantella… Amongst Many Others… and created roles in ballets by: Christopher Wheeldon, Liam Scarlet, David Dawson, Heniz Spoerli, Cristal Pyte.

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