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Alberto Canestro, Lyricdancestudio, Lyricdancecompany

Alberto Canestro

Artistic Director

Dancer, choreographer and classical dance teacher. Graduate of the Accademia Nazionale di Danza  in Rome.

2003: teacher and choreographer for the Associazione Italiana Danzatori under the direction of Giacomo Molinari and Vinicio Mainini. Aurell Milloss Award 2003-young talent. Choreographer for Compagnia del Balletto under the direction of Tuccio Rigano.

2004: founded Lyricdancecompany.

2007: choreographer for "Edipo Re" as part of the International Festival at the Teatro Romano in Volterra. He became the artistic director of Volterra Danza.

2008: guest maestro invited to the IALS in Rome. Received a special mention for his choreography at the International Dance Competition in Spoleto. Winner of 1st and 2nd prize in the Florence Danza competition. Established the Gala "Dance under the stars" and the Volterra Danza award, with the patronage of the International Festival at the Teatro Romano in Volterra for which he became an advisor to the dance section.

2009: All On Stage - Young Talent Award. Choreographer for Letizia Giuliani, Prima Ballerina of the Maggio Danza di Firenze.

2013: at the Teatro Romano of Fiesole with the rewritten version of “Minotauro, un’Altra Verità" starring Giuseppe Picone in the lead role.

2014: ballet maestro for the gala "Giuseppe Picone & i Grandi della Danza".

Commissioned to present a show by the Municipality of Florence-Q4 for the "International Day against Gender Violence" which has become become an annual event over the last few years.

2015: received the Solidarity Medal of the Ant Foundation with his company, during the evening event

in the Salone dei Cinquecento at Palazzo Vecchio, Florence.

Since 2016 he has been offering new works ("Callas", "Caravaggio", "Cantico", "Romeo and Juliet") and in 2017 he presented the show "Callas" at the "Summer Music Festival" of Wielitscka (Poland).

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