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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“, 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), Chinesischer Tanz in Rudolf Nureyev’s „Der Nussknacker“ 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“ and Jorma Elo’s „Glow – Stop“ (excerpt). 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 (2017)

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

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

Der Nussknacker

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

Der Nussknacker

Buy tickets Prices B, Kinderzyklus