Stefano de Luca
Stefano started his dance studies at a young age at Fuoricentro Spazio Danza (Lucca, Italy), where he trained in modern, classical ballet, contemporary dance, floor work and urban dances. During that time he won several scholarships to study with Formazione Bartolomei Danza Teatro e Musica, A.I.D. - Associazione Italiana Danzatori (Rome, Italy) and Codarts University of the Arts (Rotterdam, Netherlands). In 2016 Stefano was accepted into Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (Salzburg, Austria) undergraduate’s program where he trained and worked with various renowned contemporary artists including Lali Ayguade Ferro, Sadé & Kristina Alleyne, Julyen Hamilton, Yaghvali Falzari, Janyce Michellod, Isaac Spencer and Eléonore Valère Lachky. In 2019 he graduated after performing a solo from the piece “Voronia” choreographed by Marcos Morau for his own company “La Veronal”. During his studies he worked for the Salzburger Festspiele, dancing in the productions “Aida” conducted by Riccardo Muti and “Alcina” conducted by Gianluca Capuano.
Recently, he was a dancer for the English National Opera in the productions “Mask of Orpheus” and “Orphée” conducted by Martyn Brabbins and Geoffrey Paterson. In the past years he has regularly taught ballet and contemporary dance in different schools and festivals throughout Europe. He now continues developing his own practice and style while performing as a freelance artists.