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Mauro Bigonzetti

Mauro Bigonzetti received his dance training at the Rome Opera Ballet School, becoming a member of the Rome Opera Ballet in 1978. In 1982, he joined Aterballetto, where he performed works by Alvin Ailey, George Balanchine, August Bournonville, William Forsythe, and Jiří Kylián. Mr. Bigonzetti created his first work, Sei in movimento, in 1990. He has since choreographed for companies around the world, including English National Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet, Staatsballet Berlin, Ballet del Teatro Argentino, New York City Ballet, Ballet du Capitole de Toulouse, and Teatro alla Scala of Milan. In 1997, Mr. Bigonzetti was named Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer of Aterballetto, a position he held until late 2007. He is now focusing full-time on choreography and maintains his role as Aterballetto principal choreographer.

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