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Hamburg Ballet

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Jacopo Bellussi, born in Genoa, Italy received his education at the Accademia Teatro alla Scala in Milan and The Royal Ballet School in London.

Bellussi's career trajectory includes engagements with Bayerisches Staatsballett II and Hamburg Ballet, where he ascended to the position of Principal in 2019 after starting as a Soloist in 2017. Throughout his career, he has created notable roles such as in "Tatiana" and The Soldier's Friend in "Duse," showcasing his versatility and artistry.

His extensive repertoire spans classical and contemporary works, encompassing roles like Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet," Armand Duval in "Lady of the Camellias," and Espada in "Don Quixote." Bellussi's performances have earned him recognition, including the Premio Danza&Danza for Best Italian Dancer Abroad in 2016 and the Konstanze Vernon Prize in 2019.

In addition to his achievements on stage, Bellussi has been acknowledged with prestigious awards such as the Premio Nazionale Sfera d'Oro per la Danza in 2021 and the Premio Positano Léonide Massine in 2022. He continues to make guest appearances internationally, enriching his artistic journey and inspiring audiences worldwide.

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