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Riccardo Ambrogi

Since Riccardo Ambrogi joined the Norwegian National Ballet in 2015, he has danced in such roles as Lescaut in MacMillan’s Manon, the Gypsy King in Nureyev’s Don Quixote, Gypsy Man in Scarlett’s Carmen, Beggar King in MacMillan's Manon and the Court Jester in Holmes' Swan Lake. He has danced Peasant pas de deux in Giselle, the role of James in an extract from La Sylphide, the Rose adagio from Sleeping Beauty, and was Princess Betsy's companion in Spuck’s Anna Karenina.

He has also danced in Balanchine’s Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux, Forsythe’s In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Ekman’s A Swan Lake, Kylián’s No More Play and Sweet Dreams. He has performed in ballets such as Boyadjiev's The Nutcracker, Cranko's Onegin and Bjørn's Bournonville programme.

Ambrogi trained with the Umbria Ballet, Teatro dell’ Opera Di Roma and Princess Grace Academy in Monte Carlo. In 2008, he was among the finalists in the Youth America Grand Prix Europe, after which he won a gold medal and special mention in both the Concorso Internazionale Balletto di Toscana e AterBalletto and Settimana internazionale della danza di Spoleto in 2009. In 2012, he was among the finalists in the international Danza Città di Rieti competition.


Sort/hvitt portrett av danser i Nasjonalballetten Riccardo Ambrogi / Photo: Erik Berg


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