Ilenia Montagnoli

SOLOIST

born in Verona, Italy

BALLET EDUCATION

2004 – 2005 Teatro Cargano, Milan

COMPETITION | AWARDS

1st prizes in the competitions in Perugia, Rieti, Spoleto and Treviso /// 2011 Anita Bucchi Award for Best Female Dancer

ENGAGEMENTS

2005 Staatsballett Berlin /// 2008 Arena di Verona /// Since 2012 Staatsballett Berlin

REPERTORY

Nikos Lagousakos’ Romeo and Juliet (Juliet); Renato Zanella’s Apollon musagète (Terpsichore) and The Firebird; Maria Grazia Garofoli’s Narcissus and Don Quixote (Mercedes, Dulcinea)

REPERTORY IN BERLIN

Patrice Bart’s Swan Lake (Big swans, Spanish dance), The Nutcracker and Giselle (Giselle, Solo-Wilis, Myrtha); Frederick Ashton’s Sylvia (Terpsichore); Vladimir Malakhov’s Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and La Bayadère (Grand Pas); George Balanchine’s Ballet Imperial and Serenade; John Cranko’s Onegin; Maurice Béjart’s Ring around the Ring; Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon; David Parsons’ The Envelope; Boris Eifman’s Tschaikowsky; August Bournonville’s La Sylphide; Giorgio Madia’s OZ – The Wonderful Wizard (Glinda); Jiři Kylián’s Click-Pause-Silence (Duato | Kylián); Sharon Eyal's Half Life (van Dijk | Eyal)

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

Guest performances in Venice, Erfurt and Rome (Exelsior and Giselle) /// 2004 Boston Ballet Scholarship /// 2009 Commercials for Mercedes Benz and the International Red Cross /// 2010 International Ballet Festival of Miami (White Swan and La Traviata) /// 2011 Gala Città di Roma (Sleeping Beauty)