Gabriel Figueredo

Corps de ballet

Gabriel Figueredo

Corps de ballet

Vita

Gabriel Figueredo was born in Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) and grew up in Taquara and São Paulo. He began his ballet training at the school Andanças de Rita Candemil in Taquara before he went to Pavilhão D in São Paulo in 2010. In 2013 he won the Youth Grand Prix at the Youth America Grand Prix where he met Tadeusz Matacz, Director of the John Cranko Schule. Upon his invitation he continued his training at the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart as of 2014 and graduated in 2019. Already as a student he was dancing with the Stuttgart Ballet. In 2017 Demis Volpi created the role of Tadzio in the opera-ballet-coproduction Death in Venice for him.

Gabriel Figueredo has already won numerous prestigious prizes. In 2018 he won the first prize in the Classical Dance Category at the Youth America Grand Prix in Barcelona as well as the Heinz-Bosl-Prize. In the following year he was awarded the prize as the best male dancer at the Prix de Lausanne 2019. He also won the Grand Prix and the Dance Europe Magazine Award at the Youth America Grand Prix 2019.

In the 2019/20 season Gabriel Figueredo became a member of Stuttgart Ballet’s Corps de ballet.
Photo Roman Novitzky

Repertoire

Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Hikarizatto (Itzik Galili)
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck)
  • Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier)

Specially created Roles
  • Death in Venice (Demis Volpi): Tadzio