Sabrina Vitangeli

Graduated from the Accademia Nazionale di Danza and having studied at the Balletto di Roma, Sabrina Vitangeli is the winner of several awards including Nati per la Danza, Dancer d’oro 1985, Premio Positano.

As soon as she graduated, she worked at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome under the direction of Maya Plissetskaya covering solo roles such as Venus in Adriana Lecouvreur, directed by M. Bolognini and Lifar’s Phedra dancing together with Maya Plissetskaya.

From 1986 she worked continuously until May 2012 at MaggioDanza, the dance company of the Teatro Comunale in Florence, winning two international competitions and later becoming its principal dancer.

She danced the main roles of the Classical Ballet (from Giselle to Sleeping Beauty, from Swan Lake to Don Chischotte, from La Silfide to Coppelia), from the neo-classical, expressionist and contemporary repertoire of the 20th century, from the ballets of G. Balanchine (Concerto Barocco, Quattro Temperamenti, Apollon Musagete, Who cares?, Agon, Divertimento no.15, Serenade), A. Tudor (Dark Elegies, Jardin aux lilas), J. Limón (Moore’s Pavane, A coreographic offering), M. Cunningam (Inlets two), A. Millos (Marvellous Mandarin), R. Hoffmann (Callas), W. Forsythe (France dance and The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude), J. Neumeier (Sacre du printemps), L. Childs (Symphony of Psalms ), K. Armitage (Sherazade, Tersicore Apollo and Daphne, Happy birthday Rossini, The predator’s ball, Pinocchio), S. Petronio (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Bill T. Jones (D – Man in the waters), R. Petit (Tout Satie, La Recerche Proust), A. Alonso (Carmen), H. van Manen (Concertante), E. Polyakov (Giselle, Lago dei Cigni, Cinderella, Esmeralda, Balli d’Opera, Coppelia, Nutcracker, La Ronde, La Dame aux Camelias), P. Schauffus (La Silfide) G. Tetley (Pierrot lunaire), N. Duato (Amoroso), A. Heinl (Firefly) , F. Olivieri (Aida), F. Clerc (Bayadere), C. Jude (Coppelia), V. Derevianko (Don Chischiotte), S. Linke (Transfigured Night), J. Cranko (Salade), E. Madsen (Don Giovanni) and many others, including numerous Italian contemporary choreographers from V. Sieni, P. Décina, M. Moricone, E. Cosimi, D. Bombana, A. Amodio, F. Monteverde, G. Mancini, F. Ventriglia. She danced for Nureyev and his Friends, with C. Fracci and G. Iancu (Le Silfidi), and with exceptional partners such as R. Bolle (Swan Lake/Black Swan, Giselle/Myrtha), R. Tuesley (Swan Lake/Black Swan), M. Murru (Carmen), A. Bottaini (Swan Lake, Giselle/Myrtha), J. Martinez (Swan Lake), J.G. Bart (Swan Lake), J. Perez (Sherazade and Serenade), E. Vu An (Aprés midi d’un faune, Moore’s Pavane, Don Chischiotte, Coppelia), G. Cote (Coppelia and Impermanence) and A. Riga (Sacred Evening, Stabat Mater, Coppelia).

She has to her credit numerous tours abroad, from Kiev to New York, as a prima ballerina.

Since September 2012 she has been Maitre de Ballet at the BdT Junior and subsequently at the Nuovo Balletto di Toscana directed by Cristina Bozzolini; in the same period shes collaborated with Virgilio Sieni in the training of young talents of the future Italian dance.

As Assistant Choreographer, she has supervised the productions of F. Monteverde (Coppelia and La Boule de Neige, for the Ricci project), E. Scigliano (Dust and Giselle, the latter winner of the Danza e Danza 2013 award), D. Bombana (Romeo and Juliet, winner of the Danza e Danza 2015 award), D. Tortelli (Sleeping Beauty 2017) bringing the shows and the company to the best Italian theaters and France. Subsequently with the Nuovo Balletto di Toscana, she is Assistant Choreographer for the Operas: Le Villi (Puccini), Fernando Cortes (Spontini), Aida (Verdi), Don Giovanni (Mozart) and for the ballets: Cinderella by J. Bubenicek. Bayadere by Michele Di Stefano (winner of the Danza e Danza 2021 award), Quatuor pour la fin du temps by Messiaen by Mario Bermudez Jil, Midnight Youth by P. Krazt.

In Summer of 2018 she reassembled the suite of “Romeo and Juliet” by Davide Bombana, for the Festival in Benicassim, Valencia, the XX “Cita con la Danza”, thus holding a workshop for the participants in the project previously selected by the various Conservatories of Dance, of the major Spanish cities, a project conceived and supported by Gabriella Foschi, director of Asociacion Cultural Terpsicore.

She was invited as Maitre de Ballet by Davide Bombana for the reopening of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo for the 2020 season, for the debut of “Ripar-Tänze”.

And in March 2022 she curated the staging of Romeo and Juliet by D. Bombana with the Teatro Massimo in Palermo Ballet at the Teatro Bellini in Catania.

She is currently in the process of bringing the Nuovo Balletto di Toscana abroad with Michele Di Stefano’s Bayadere.