Matteo Miccini was born in Florence, Italy. He received his initial ballet education at the Ballet Centre Florence. In 2010 he continued his education at the John Cranko Schule, from which he graduated in 2015. During his education he won prizes at different competitions such as the Premio Internazionale Cartagine 2010, the first prize at the Anna Pavlova Competition, the first prize at the Eurocity and the second prize at the Tanzolymp Berlin.
In October 2018 Matteo Miccini was awarded withthe prize “Premio danza per la vita” during the benefit gala of the ANTFoundation in Florence. In March 2019 he won the prize „Premio Internazionale ApuliArte 2019“ in the category „Best Italian dancer abroad“.
In the 2015/16 season he became an apprentice with the Stuttgart Ballet; one season later he was taken in the Corps de ballet.