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Francesco Costa

Born in Lecce (Italy). He was first educated at the Ballet School of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Then he joined the Teatro alla Scala in Mailand and the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. 2013 he was engaged by the Wiener Staatsballett, his demi soloist promotion followed 2016.

His repertory comprises Lanquedem in Manuel Legris’ „Le Corsaire“, Gefährte des Prinzen and Ungarischer Tanz (Soloist) in Rudolf Nureyev’s „Schwanensee“, Chinesischer Tanz in Nureyev’s „Der Nussknacker“, Sarazenen-Duo in Nureyev’s „Raymonda“, Schicksal in Patrick de Bana’s „Marie Antoinette“, Blaubarts Alter Ego in Stephan Thoss’ „Blaubarts Geheimnis“, Ben van Cauwenbergh’s Solo „Les Bourgeois“, Johann in Roland Petit’s „Die Fledermaus“ (excerpt), Roméo in Davide Bombana’s „Roméo et Juliette“ and parts in George Balanchine’s „Symphonie in C“, Jerome Robbins’ „The Four Seasons“ (Spring), John Neumeier’s „Verklungene Feste“, „Josephs Legende“, „Spring and Fall“ (excerpt) and “Le Sacre”, Michael Corder’s „Die Schneekönigin“, Patrick de Bana’s „Creatures“, Edward Liang’s „Murmuration“, Boris Eifman’s „Giselle Rouge“, Jorma Elo’s „Glow – Stop“ (excerpt) and Wayne McGregor’s „EDEN|EDEN“. He created a role in Eno Peci’s „Petruschka“.

Awards: 2nd Prize at the Ballet Contest Città di Rieti (2011), 2nd Prize at the WienWeltWettbewerb 2014, Prizes in ballet competitions in Varna and Positano (2016).

Events with Francesco Costa

31
October 2017
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C, Cycle Ballett-Premieren
03
November 2017
Friday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C
06
November 2017
Monday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C, Subscription 13
10
November 2017
Friday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C, Subscription 7
23
December 2017
Saturday
19:30 - 21:30
Rudolf Nurejew

Der Nussknacker

Prices S
28
December 2017
Thursday
19:30 - 21:30
Rudolf Nurejew

Der Nussknacker

Prices S
06
January 2018
Saturday
14:00 - 16:00
Rudolf Nurejew

Der Nussknacker

Prices B, Kinderzyklus
08
June 2018
Friday
20:00 - 22:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C, Neoklassik
09
June 2018
Saturday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C
12
June 2018
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:15
Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton

MacMillan | McGregor | Ashton

Prices C, Subscription 3