Luca Carano biography
Style: Classical Ballet, Neoclassical, Modern
Luca Carano, Naples Italy
Luca Carano was born in Italy and began his dance training at the age of 9 at the oldest ballet school in Italy, the San Carlo Theatre Dance Academy in Naples Italy. He studies with recognized teachers Antonina Rondazzo, Carmen Wanderling Pader, Edoardo Bordoni, Joseph Fontano, Dino Verga under the Direction of Anna Razzi.
In 1998, Luca wins the audition to study at one of the oldest and most prestigious ballet companies in the world, La Scala Theatre Ballet Company in Milano, where he danced for 3 years and trained with renowned Professeurs and Maîtres Nikonov, Podini, Alexandrescu, Germani, Tagliavia and Tambone under the Direction of Anna-Maria Prina. Luca danced in ballet productions such as The Nutcracker, Bohémienne, Women and Homage to Giuseppe Verdi in Milan.
In 2001, he returns to the San Carlo Dance Academy in Naples where he completes his studies, graduates in 2003 as the first dancer and performs the Classical Ballet Repertoire the Grand Pas de deux from Raymonda. Luca Carano is awarded the San Carlo Foundation Bursary in recognition of his exceptional technical and artistic talent.
As first dancer with the San Carlo Dance Academy, Luca performed in Snow White, Pinocchio, La Bottega Fantastica, Le Spectre de la Rose and Les Sylphides. He also performed Romeo and Juliette in Italy’s largest opera house, the opulent Teatro di San Carlo.
In 2003, Luca dances with the reputable Ballet des Jeunes d’Europe in France under the direction of International Star Dancer and Choreographer Jean-Charles Gil and performs at l’Opéra de Paris and in important Classical Ballet Repertoires.
He joins the Royal Ballet Van Vlaanderen (Royal Ballet of Flanders) Company as a soloist in 2004 in The Nutcracker and La Bayadère with Director Robert Denvers and tours in Germany and in Holland (Netherlands)
In 2005, Luca Carano dances with La Scala Theatre Ballet Company in Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Excelsior with Europe’s most popular dancers including Roberto Bolle, Massimo Murru, Silvie Guillem and Eleonore Abbagnano amongst others.
He also performed in the Roland Petit Production Ma Pavlova with the San Carlo Dance Academy in Naples, Italy and since 2006, Luca has been dancing in numerous productions such as Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, Carmina Burana, Napoli Zomba e Vola, Zorba e il Greco, La Traviata, Carmen, La Vedova Allegra, Onegin, The Nutcracker.
In 2008, he dances in Andrea Bocelli’s concert in the famous Neapolitan Piazza Del Plebiscito.
Luca Carano organized, directed and judged Dance Competitions in Salerno, Italy in 2010 with the ACSI (CONI) (Associazione Centri Sportivi Italiani - Italian Sports Centre Association) and danced with many students who wished to improve their techniques de pas de deux, classical, jazz and modern dance.
In 2011, Luca is invited as Choreographer and Professional Dancer to attend an International Convention in Los Angeles California, where he will meet, work and share his passion with North America’s Professional Industry.
For further information: www.lucacarano.it