Italian dancer Davide Loricchio joined The Royal Ballet as a Prix de Lausanne apprentice for the 2018/19 Season.
Loricchio was born in Italy and started ballet training at the age of six in a private school in Bergamo. He entered the Vaganova Ballet Academy, St Petersburg at age 16, in 2015. Roles and performances include The Nutcracker, Conservatory, Suite en Blanc, The Naiad and the Fisherman, and The Fairy Doll pas de trois. In 2018, he was a finalist at the Prix de Lausanne competition.