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Roberto Bolle

About this Artist

Roberto Bolle trained at the ballet school of Teatro alla Scala in Milan, where he was promoted Étoile in 2004. He has regularly danced as a guest artist with the most prestigious companies worldwide.

He was Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre in New York from 2009 to 2019.

His own show Roberto Bolle and Friends Gala has overcrowded the squares – Duomo Square in Milan, Plebiscito Square in Naples, San Marco Square in Venice, Terme di Caracalla in Rome, the Valley of the Temples of Agrigento and the Arena of Verona - gathering tens of thousands of acclaiming people.

Roberto Bolle is an experimenter and a popularizer of the art of terpsichore. He has taken part in movie and television projects, often conceived by him, such as the formats "This night opened my eyes" created for Sky and the program Danza con me broadcast on the main Italian network, Rai1, from 2018 to 2020 and marking an incredible success with audiences and critics.

He collaborated with artists such as Bob Wilson, Peter Greenway, Anne Leibovitz and Bruce Weber, who dedicated him the photographic book "An Athlete in Tights".

He is the creator and artistic director of the dance festival OnDance which is now at the third edition in Milan.