Introducing Marco Palamone
Born in Varese, Italy, Marco began dancing at the age of 9 after training in gymnastics. During a gymnastic competition, a former dancer of La Scala in Milan spotted Marco’s potential and managed to convince his parents to start him in ballet. Marco was also offered to train in the National Italian Gymnastics Team but declined the position for his career in ballet.
His professional success is accredited to Happy Dance with Irina Pana, Elmhurst Ballet School in Birmingham and finally to English National Ballet School where he graduated in August 2015.
Marco worked as part of English National Ballet 2 touring with My First Ballet „Coppelia” and he also worked with English National Ballet for their production of „The Nutcracker”.
He Joined Sibiu Ballet Theatre in September 2015, and in 2018 he worked with Melbourne city ballet in Australia.
While Marco is a current dancer of Sibiu Ballet Theatre, he has also been given the responsibility of conducting some of the company rehearsals and performances organized by the ballet department and the Cultural House of Sibiu.
Career highlight includes: principal role as Peer in Aleisha’s Gardner choreography of „Peer Gynt”, soloist in „Nu mai sunt eu”, Pas de deux from „Freedom”, soloist in „Dincolo de dans”, „Grit” pas de deux, „Legături” and „Bolero”. In July 2020 Marco signed the choreography for his first pas de deux for the company, called „MOTUS”.
Marco has toured with the company to Italy, France, Luxembourg, South Korea and other countries. He has also been invited as a guest artist with the Opera Brașov for their production of „Coppelia” and went on tour to Germany and Austria with the United Dance Company.
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Marco loves to travel and spend time at the beach. He has a beautiful Spitz Pitic dog called Princi and becoming a pilot was another dream of his.