Antonio de Rosa
Born in Naples (Italy), he began studying ballet in the Accademia Nazionale di Roma, under the supervision of Marguerita Parrilla. In 2005 he moved to Milan and he joined the Scuola di Ballo Teatro alla Scala, under Frederic Olivieri.
In 2008 he joined the Maggio Fiorentino (Florence) and, later, the Arena di Verona. During these years he participated in different performances across Italy. In 2009 he entered the Teatro alla Scala de Milán. He joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza de España in September 2011, under the direction of José Carlos Martínez. In September 2013 he was promoted as soloist dancer.
Since joining this company he has danced leading roles in Herman Schmerman, by William Forsythe, Casi-Casa, by Mats Ek, Romeo and Juliet, by Goyo Montero, Sonatas, by José Carlos Martínez and Mirage, by Mattia Russo and himself. He has also danced in ballets by other prestigious choreographers such as Marcos Morau, Jiri Kylián, Ivan Pérez, Itzik Galilli, Ohad Naharin, Johan Inger, Mattia Russo, Diego Tortelli and Tony Fabre, among others. In 2015 he premieres the roles of Don José and Escamillo in Carmen, by Johan Inger. As choreographer he has created for CND several pieces, such as For Now in Liquid Days, Mirage -set on an instalation by Eugenio Ampudia- and Yellow Place, in collaboration with Mattia Russo and Compañía Korsia. He has been awarded the Young Talent Capri-Positano Prize.