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Luca Acri

First Artist of The Royal Ballet

Biography

Luca Acri is a First Artist with The Royal Ballet. He trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company in 2013, promoted to First Artist in 2014.

Acri began his training at the Acri-Horimoto Ballet Academy in Japan, and was a finalist for the 2010 Prix de Lausanne. That year he entered The Royal Ballet Upper School, where his performances included Franz’s solo from Coppelia.

Acri's repertory with The Royal Ballet includes Brother Clown (The Winter's Tale), Hansel (Hansel and Gretel), pas de six (Giselle), one of the three gardeners in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Rascal (Don Quixote) and roles in The Nutcracker. He created a role in Alastair Marriott's Connectome.

News and features

Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet

Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet

3 July 2014

Details of Company changes for the upcoming Season have been announced.

Connectome: Cutting-edge ballet from cutting-edge science

Connectome: Cutting-edge ballet from cutting-edge science

28 May 2014

A new theory about what creates our memories, personality and intellect has influenced Alastair Marriott's new ballet.

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