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February 8, 2017

Soloist Angelo Greco Promoted to Principal Dancer

Soloist Angelo Greco Promoted to Principal Dancer

Effective today, Soloist Angelo Greco has been promoted to principal dancer at SF Ballet.

Born in Sardinia, Italy, Angelo trained at La Scala Ballet Academy in Milan before dancing with La Scala Ballet. He joined SF Ballet as a soloist in 2016. With La Scala, Angelo’s repertory includes principal and featured roles in Béjart’s Gaîté Parisienne (Bim), Duato’s Nutcracker, MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet (Romeo), Nureyev’s Don Quixote (Basilio), and Ratmansky’s The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Desiré and Blue Bird). Angelo received the Outstanding Artistry Award, presented by Dance Europe, in 2011 and 2012. Most recently in 2016, Angelo was a winner of the prestigious Erik Bruhn Prize, along with fellow Company member Natasha Sheehan. At SF Ballet, Angelo has performed featured roles in Thatcher’s Foragers, Tomasson’s Haffner Symphony, Ratmansky’s Seven Sonatas, and Possokhov’s Optimistic Tragedy, among others.