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Giacomo Rovero

Artist of The Royal Ballet

Biography

Italian dancer Giacomo Rovero is an Artist of The Royal Ballet. He joined The Royal Ballet’s Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme from the start of the 2016/17 Season, and entered the Company as an Artist from the start of the 2017/18 Season. He trained at The Royal Ballet Upper School.

Rovero was born in Piacenza. He trained locally at the Accademia di Danza Domenichino da Piacenza with Giuseppina Campolonghi, Michela Arcelli and Elisabetta Rossi. Early awards include gold medal at the 2011 Youth America Grand Prix. He went on to train with Christian Schön at the School of the Hamburg Ballet before studying at The Royal Ballet Upper School 2013–16. While a student Rovero’s roles at the School’s annual matinees included in Liam Scarlett’s Classical Symphony, Kenneth MacMillan’s Soirées musicales and Stijn Celis’s Vertigo Maze, in addition to performances with The Royal Ballet in Scarlett’s Frankenstein.

Roles with The Royal Ballet have included in Liam Scarlett’s Symphonic Dances. His role creations with the Company have included in Robert Binet’s Void and Fire.

News and features

Yasmine Naghdi promoted to Principal dancer

9 July 2017
Yasmine Naghdi promoted to Principal dancer

The Royal Ballet announces Company promotions and joiners for the 2017/18 Season.

New dancers to join The Royal Ballet for 2017/18 Season

28 April 2017
New dancers to join The Royal Ballet for 2017/18 Season

The Royal Ballet announces new additions to the Company for the forthcoming 2017/18 Season.

Promotions and joiners at The Royal Ballet for 2016/17

10 June 2016
Promotions and joiners at The Royal Ballet for 2016/17

Promotions and joiners have been announced for The Royal Ballet's 2016/17 Season.

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