Lorenzo Petri

Lorenzo began his dance studies in his hometown (Florence) at the “Hamlyn School”. At 16 he moved to the capital to attend the Balletto di Roma School directed by Paola Jorio, and in 2017 he took part in the shows of the Junior Company of Balletto di Roma with “Coppelia” (direction and choreography by Milena Zullo). After attending the academic courses in the School of Dance, in 2019 he was selected by the artistic direction to become part of the CAP-Professional Training Course of the Rome Ballet. In 2020 he participated as a performer in the Inside Out Contemporary Dance Project, a rich calendar of dance events streamed on the BdR platform. In particular, he is among the protagonists of “Breathing the space”, a choreographic action in video by Pablo Tapia Leyton. In May 2021 he took part as a dancer, together with his colleagues from the CAP and with the choreography of Valerio Longo, in the international video production entitled “Metanoia”, polyphonic music project, codesigned by renowned Italian-Brazilian conductor Simone Menezes, the musicians from her chamber music ensemble “K”, and sponsored by Cartier, shot at the Antico Teatro in Sabbioneta. Since June 2021 he has been part of Balletto di Roma Company as interpreter of the new production “Astor. A century of Tango ”, with the choreography of Valerio Longo.