Alessandro Giaquinto


Alessandro Giaquinto



Alessandro Giaquinto was born in Scandiano (Italy) and grew up in Reggio Emilia. At the age of ten he received his first ballet training at the Progetto Danza in Scandiano. From 2011 to 2016 he continued his education at the John Cranko Schule, from which he graduated in July 2016. In 2012 Marco Goecke and Louis Stiens created the role of Gene in the Coproduction Dancer in the Dark with the Schauspiel Stuttgart for him.

In the 2016/17 season he joined the Stuttgart Ballet as an apprentice, one season later he became a member of the Corps de ballet. At the beginning of the 2021/22 season he was promoted to Demi-Soloist.
Photo Roman Novitzky


Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Are you as big as me? (Roman Novitzky)
  • Blake Works I (William Forsythe)
  • Brouillards (John Cranko): Général Lavine Eccentric
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko): Solo role in E.
  • Kaash (Akram Khan): Solo role
  • Krabat (Demis Volpi): Witko
  • La fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton): Alain, Flute boy
  • Le Spectre de la Rose (Marco Goecke)
  • Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan): Bratfisch
  • One of a Kind (Jiří Kylián)
  • Out of Breath (Johan Inger)
  • Petals (Louis Stiens)
  • Petite Mort (Jiří Kylián)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): carnival
  • Solo (Hans van Manen)
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine): solo roles 3rd and 4th movement
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier): Count N.
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Petipa): , Prince of the West, Cavalier, Catalabutte, Puss in Boots
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Gremio

Specially created Roles
  • A Spell on you (Marco Goecke)
  • Almost Blue (Marco Goecke)
  • Cassiopeia's Garden (Christian Spuck)
  • Dancer in the Dark (Marco Goecke / Louis Stiens): Gene
  • Einssein (Mauro Bigonzetti)
  • Impuls (Roman Novitzky)
  • Naiad (Douglas Lee)
  • Qi (Louis Stiens)
  • REVOLT (Nanine Linning)
  • Sommer (Louis Stiens)
  • Umarmung (Fabio Adorisio)
  • Under the Surface (Roman Novitzky)

Specially created Roles at Noverre: Young Choreographers
  • Deltangi (Timoor Afshar)

Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Boléro (Maurice Bejart)
  • Brouillards (John Cranko)
  • Concerto for Flute and Harp (John Cranko)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra)
  • Fancy Goods (Marco Goecke)
  • Jeu de Cartes (John Cranko)
  • L’Estro Armonico (John Cranko)
  • La fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton)
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck)
  • Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Pineapple Poll (John Cranko)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)

Roles as a Student of the John Cranko Schule
  • Italiana (Nicola Biasutti)
  • SE (Enrico Morelli)

Own Choreographies

Elegia World Premiere at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers on April 20, 2017, Stuttgart Ballet
Alba Mendax World Premiere at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers on June 13, 2018, Stuttgart Ballet
Just Sometimes World Premiere at Noverre: Young Choreographers on June 5, 2019, Stuttgart Ballet
Sonno Elefante World Premiere at the Festival di Spoleto on June 29, 2019
Homem World Premiere on November 13, 2019, Stuttgart Ballet
Aedis World Premiere during the mixed evening "Response II" on October 30th, 2020, Stuttgart Ballet
Was bleibet World Premiere during "Pallaksch. Die Hölderlinnacht" on July 17th, 2021, Stuttgart Ballet