Antonio de Rosa
Antonio de Rosa began his studies at the Accademia Nazionale di danza in Rome, under the direction of Margherita Parrilla. In 2005 he moved to Milan and joined Accademia Teatro alla Scala under the direction of Frederic Olivieri. In 2008 he joined the Maggio Fiorentino (Florence) corps de ballet. Shortly after, he started working at the Arena of Verona and from 2009 to 2011 he joined Teatro alla Scala corps de ballet. In 2011 he joined the National Dance Company – CND in Madrid and after two years he was promoted Soloist dancer.
He interpreted important roles in Herman Schmerman by William Forsythe, Almost-House by Mats Ek, Romeo and Juliet by Goyo Montero, Sonatas by José Carlos Martínez or Mirage, choreographed by himself together with Mattia Russo. As a choreographer he also contributed with the creation of other works for CND.
In 2015 he interpreted the role of Don José and Escamillo in the production of the CND Carmen, by Johan Inger.
In January 2015 he founded together with Mattia Russo and Giuseppe D’agostino, the collective KOR’SIA in Madrid, where he is currently artistic director, choreographer and dancer.
While combining his work as a dancer at CND, he created numerous works as a co-choreographer with Mattia Russo: YELLOW PLACE; CUL DE SAC; THE LAMB, HUMAN which received several prizes in international choreography competitions.
He received the Capri Young Talent Award and the Leonide Massine Positano Award as emerging choreographer in the international scene (September 2016).
In 2018 he received the first prize in the Young Choreographers Contest organized by the Bordeaux Opera Ballet, the Mallandain Ballet and the Rhin Opera Ballet and the 1st prize at TANZPLATTFORM BERN | International Ballet Festival of dance and competition for choreographers.
At the Aerowaves 2019/2020 he has been designated as one out of the twenty promising emerging choreographers in Europe.