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Simona Marsibilio

General Level Ballet Barre + Stretch

Mondays

6:30-7:30pm

Simona was born in Italy where she began her professional training when she was 14 at the prestigious ballet school of Teatro alla Scala in Milan directed by Anna Maria Prina.

Simon continued her training at the Ecole superior de danse Rossela Hightower in Cannes, directed by Monique Loudieres and also at Teatro Nuovo di Torino with Niurka De Saa and Ramona De Saa from the Ballet Nacional de Cuba where she graduated in 2006. That same year she placed 3rd at Ribarroja de Turia’s competition in Valencia (Spain).

 

Upon graduation Simona worked with Compagnia Teatro Nuovo di Torino dancing in the choreographies of Robert North and Luciano Cannito.

 

In 2009 she attended the New York International Ballet Competition where she performed Raymonda grande pas, Paquita grande pas, and Aureole by Paul Taylor, arriving in the final.

 

In the following years she worked as soloist at the Peter Schaufuss Ballet in London, at The Royal Ballet of Flanders, as a member of the corp de ballet, where she danced in La Bayadere, choreographed by Cynthia Harvey, and Tyll, by Alexander Hekman.

 

In June 2014 Simona performed for the Teatre Principal de Palma, in Mallorca, in their production of Romeo and Juliet, alongside former Royal Ballet principal dancer Ivan Putrov.

 

Simona went on to join English National Ballet, as a member of corp de ballet where she performed in The Nutcracker, and Dereck Dean’s Swan Lake, at London Coliseum. She has also appeared with ENB's corp de ballet on the BBC evening show “The One Show”.

After two years working with English National Ballet she joined Ballet Mediterrane, in Nice, directed by Eric Vu-An, where she performed the Don Quixote at the Opera de Nice.

 

Since then, Simona has worked with Arena di Verona in Italy, where she performed in their summer Opera season.

Viviana Durante Company, where she works closely with Lady Deborah McMillan in the restaging of Kenneth McMillan's "Seven Deadly Sins". And Birmingham Royal Ballet for their production of Sir Peter Wright’s Swan Lake.