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Antonino Sutera
Antonino Sutera
Principal Dancer, Teatro alla Scala

Antonino Sutera graduated from La Scala Theatre Ballet School, one of the leading classical ballet schools in the world, in 1999. That same year he became a member of the Corps de Ballet at Teatro alla Scala, participating in classic and contemporary productions. He participated in the “Stockholm International Gala” and in the “Gala Nureyev”. In 2004 he was promoted to First Soloist and received Awards from the Italian dance magazine “Danza&Danza” and the “Positano Prize”. Sutera has débuted in major theaters around the world including, Bolshoi Theatre, Royal Opera House, Mariinsky Theater, and Lincoln Center. In 2010, he was appointed Principal Dancer at Teatro alla Scala.


Sutera has an extensive repertoire. He has performed the role of the protagonist in Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, Coppélia, Don Quixote, Giselle, La Sylphide, La Strada, The Firebird, Le Jeune Homme et la Mort, Prodigal Son, Raymonda, Proust ou les intermittences du Coeur, Jewels. Other roles performed by Sutera include Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet), Blue Bird (Sleeping Beauty), Golden Idol (Bayadère), Lenskij (Onegin), Fritz (The Nutcracker), Peasants pas de deux (Giselle), Oberon, Puck (Midsummer Night’s Dream), and Lescaut (L’histoire de Manon). He has worked with leading contemporary choreographers such as Wayne MacGregor, Jiří Kylián, Angelin Preljocaj, Christopher Wheeldon, Robert North, Mauro Bigonzetti, Maurice Béjart, John Neumeier, Roland Petit, Sasha Waltz and Alexei Ratmansky.