Born in Catania, 1994. Martina Giuffrida started her dance studies at the age of five. In 2007 she joined the Teatro alla Scala di Milano. In 2010 she was granted a scholarship to the Academie de Dance Princess Grace in Montecarlo, under the direction of Luca Masala. Throughout 2012, she continued her training at ArtedanzaCatanzaro Lido and she graduated at the Víctor Ullate School. During these years she was instructed by Anna Maria Colombo, Viviana Aiello, Leonard Ajkun, Loreta Alexandrescu, Vera Karpenko, Giovanni Calabrò, Giuseppe Torchia, Luca Masala, Víctor Ullate, among others.
In 2014, she joined the Víctor Ullate Ballet, under the direction of Víctor Ullate, Eduardo Lao and Lucia Lacarra, performing that company’s repertoire, including roles as soloist and principal dancer: Carmen, El Amor Brujo, Antigona, De Triana A Sevilla with Joaquín de Luz (Gala), Tres, 30 años de Danza, Pastoral by L.V. Beethoven, Tierra Madre, El Arte de la Danza, Bolero, Jaleos, El sur, Samsara and La Pharmaco. During these years she was instructed by Víctor Ullate, Menia Martínez, Luca Vetere, Fedreric Oliveri and Cyril Pierre, and she worked with choreographers such as Víctor Ullate, Eduardo Lao, Luz Arcas, Maria Pages and Israel Galvan.
In 2019, she performed with the Compañía Nacional de Danza in José Carlos Martínez’s The Nutcracker. In February 2020, she joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza under the direction of Joaquín De Luz and she participated in the production of Pulcinella by Blanca Li.