Rossella Giordano biography
Style: Classical Ballet, Neoclassical, Contemporary, Modern, Dance Theater
Rossella Giordano started her dance training in Italy when she was 16. Upon graduation, she was awarded a scholarship at the National Theater Romolo Valli in Reggio Emilia where she studied with some of the most prestigious teachers of that time like Louis Ressiga from the Royal Ballet, Massimo Moricone and Laura Adami. Ms. Giordano then participated in the international competition “Nati per la Danza”, organized by the Italian National Broadcast Television RAI and broadcast live in the entire country, where she was won the silver medal. She was then engaged by the Torino’s company for their summer season.
Following the summer season at the Company, Ms. Giordano was granted the most prestigious scholarship in the country, given by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, to spend a year at the school of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, Russia. While in the former Soviet Union, she worked under the tutelage of Director Uxsusnikov and Mme Vassilieva and many others.
Upon completion of the scholarship year at Bolshoi Academy she worked with Ballet Centrum Berlin Tietz Concerts, a company that toured all over Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxemburg and France. Among the other stars taking part in this tour were the likes of Rudolf Nureyev, then Artistic Director of the Paris Opera Ballet, Elizabeth Maurin, Silvie Guillelm, Vera Kirova and many others.
She is then engaged by the Augsburg Theater where is quickly promoted and dances many soloist and principals roles for years to come. She leaves Germany to join Euroballet, a company that, in spite of its promise, was forced to close after a short season due to financial difficulties. Ms. Giordano then moves to the Teatre ChemnitzOper in Germany. In the mean time her Guest Artist career continues to flourish, participating in galas in Europe, partnering with dancers such as Vladimir Malakov and Roland Zavcovic.
Upon her return to Italy she founded the Nureyev’s Academy. In the academy she taught Vaganova ballet technique and organized various galas with world superstars of the caliber of Larissa Lezhnina from the Kirov Ballet, Dalphine Moussen from Paris Opera Ballet and principal dancers from the Vienna Oper Ballet, the Teatro Alla Scala in Milan and the Berlin Staatsoper. Ms. Giordano also choreographed numerous works for her academy. Her students have been accepted in some of the most prestigious schools in Europe like the National Academy in Rome and the school of the Teatro San Carlo in Naples. Today Ms. Giordano continues her activity as a pedagogue teaching in various academies in Italy.
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Rossella Giordano and Vladimir Malacov