Faculty Profile Alessandro Vacca

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    Alessandro Vacca



    He began dancing mainly solo roles in many Italian theaters such as the Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, Teatro Scenario Public Catania, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Arena Sferisterio of Macerata, the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, the Greek Theatre in Rome, Teatro Ponchielli of Cremona, the Teatro Nuovo in Turin, Teatro La Fourmi Lucerne, Dansens Hus in Stockholm, the Municipal Theatre of Morocco (Rabat and Casablanca), Teatro Vittorio Emanuele of Messina, Teatro delle Saline of Cagliari.

    He serves as a soloist in the temples of Italian opera in works such as Turandot, Mephistopheles, Barber of Seville, broadcast on Rai 1 in the television program "Before the first".

    In 1998, he was a soloist dancer and assistant choreographer in the musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Evita" for the Theatre of Ammunition or Planet Musical directed by Massimo Romeo Piparo.

    Alessandro Vacca also wrote for major national magazines in thedance industry, like "Ballet Today" and "open rehearsals".

    In 1999, he joined, as a solo dancer, the "Compagnia Zappala Danza" - former Ballet of Sicily, the company that has its own repertoire of contemporary dance and its own style, such that it is considered one of the most important companies of Italian dance, winning with authority even in the European art scene with appreciation of the critical sector.

    For the Company Zappala, Alessandro Vacca interpreted the most important choreographic creations of director Roberto Zappala: Pasolini's Internet age, Mediterranean lasdf (Where he was also the author of several texts and songs in the project), extracts from Cap sonagl, Stravinsky Project - the wish for union, time code, TZ 001 (created for the dancers of the theater "La Scala Milan "), Les Noces, Pulcinella, patchwork Groove Quartet, Soliloquyli.

    In 2003, he directed a dance troupe of twenty elements, signing the choreography for the tour Sicilian Claudio Baglioni "There are too." In 2004/05, he taught contemporary dance technique and repertory theater at the "Scenario Public" in Catania for the advanced course of the "Company Zappala Dance" with dancers-students selected throughout Europe. He has worked regularly with the study of fashion "Ferrera" as a performer and choreographer -ballerino, signing all the choreography of the shows for haute couture presentations of new collections 2003-2007.

    In 2007, he took part as a solo dancer in the new production of the choreographer Roberto ZappalĂ  for the "Compagnia Zappala Danza" entitled "Instruments 1 discover the invisible", choreography created for seven dancers men from all over Europe; production currently engaged in an international tour.

    In 2012, he was invited to work by the artistic dance section Daniela Rapisarda as choreographer and principal dancer of the permanent company of contemporary dance Oniin Dance Company.

    Check out the class schedule for Oniin Dance Company here.

                    Week of: May 20, 2019 - May 26, 2019