TOGNOLONI Alessandra

Italian, born in Gubbio, on September 27th 1985.

Alessandra TOGNOLONI
Training

Training

1992-1999
Alessandra Tognoloni learns dance in a private scholl in her hometown.

1999
She enters the Municipal Florence Ballet School.

2000
She continues her training in Roma, at the Scuola del Teatro dell’Opera.

2001–2003
She ends her training at the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart where she graduates. In parallel, she does internships : at the Broadway Dance Center in New York, at the English National Ballet in Londres, and participates in an exchange program between the the John Cranko Schule and the National Ballet of Canada.

2003-2004
She joins the Stuttgart Ballet as an apprentice.

The artist

The artist

2005-2013
She enters as a professional dance the Stuttgart Ballet and performs many classical repertoire as a Corps de Ballet. She becomes half soloist in 2008 and performs some principal roles. Many choreographers create roles for her. (Marco Goecke, Kevin O’Day, Douglas Lee, Wayne McGregor…).

2013
She enters Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo directed by Jean-Christophe Maillot and dances somes of his ballets (LAC, Roméo et Juliette, Faust, Altro Canto I, Cendrillon, Vers un Pays Sage, Choré).

Awards and distinctions

Awards and distinctions

1998  First prize at the Prague Dance Festival.
1999  Second prize at the International Dance Week of Perugia (Italy).
2002  First Prize at the Polyakov Competition in Florence.
2012  Premio Apuli Arte (best italian artst abroad).

"Cinderella" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
"Cinderella" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
"But Behind the Bridge" chor. Natalia Horecna ©AB
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"Cinderella" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
"Cinderella" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
"But Behind the Bridge" chor. Natalia Horecna ©AB