Andrea Zinnato

1995, IT


Andrea was born in Reggio Calabria. He attends the Liceo Artistico State Leon Battista Alberti in Florence before he begins his professional training as a ballet dancer.

2010–2012 he is a student at A.S.D. Ballet Centre of Sabrina Margarolo in Florence. 2012–2013 he continues his training at the Ballet School Theatre Basel under the direction of Amanda Bennett. 2013–2016 he is a student of the State Ballet School Berlin where Andrea completes his vocational training with the diploma Staatlich geprüfter Balletttänzer. For his final year of training, Andrea receives has a scholarship from the Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation.

Andrea gathers important experiences in master classes with international teachers of the Ballet School of the Paris Opera, the English National Ballet, the John Cranko School, the John Neumeier Ballet School, School of Boston, the Berlin State Ballet, the Ballet School of La Scala in Milan, the American Ballet School and the Ecole Supérieur de Danse Rosella Hightower.

2011 and 2012 Andrea experiences first stage performances at the Youth America Grand Prix, as well as a soloist in the productions Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker at the Ballet School Theatre Basel.

2013–2014 he performs the Russian dance and the role of the small Nutcracker in the same production of the Berlin State Ballet.

2015 Andrea is dancing at the Gala Contemporaries – im Hier und Jetzt of the State Ballet School Berlin.2016 Andrea concludes his professional training at the Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin as a State-Certified Stage Dancer.

For the 2016–2017 season, he receives his first contract as a freelance dancer with the Delattre Dance Company in Mainz. For it, the Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation supports him again with a scholarship.

Since the beginning of the 2017/18 season Andrea is member of the ballet company Nordharzer Städtebundtheater.

After several guest appearances in «Romeo und Julia» at the Theater Nordhausen, he joins the Ballett TN LOS! starting the season 2018/2019.