davide di pretoro


Born in 1983 in Colleferro (Rome) he studied ballet and contemporary dance in Rome at the National Dance Academy and Balletto di Roma. In 2002 he won a scholarship to study at the Cunningham Dance School in New York City.

Between 2003 and 2015 he works across Europe, as a dance artist, with many established companies and choreographers such as: Ballet Preljocaj (France), Itzik Galili (Holland), Company Wayne McGregor (UK), Andonis Foniadakis (Greece), Virgilio Sieni (Italy), Sasha Waltz&Guests (Germany) amongst others. 

Davide is also a re-stager and assistant of Wayne McGregor’s work, a rehearsal director for Sasha Waltz&Guests, a choreographer and a guest teacher in many companies, academies and professional dance programs such as: London Contemporary Dance School, Trinity Laban, Ecole Supérieure de Danse de Rosella Hightower, Scuola del Balletto di Roma, CODARTS Rotterdam, Contemporary Dance School Hamburg, Hong Kong Dance Company, Sydney Dance Company, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, TISCH at NYU, Springboard Danse Montréal, SEAD-Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance, Göteborgsoperans Danskompani. 

Davide joins the Paris Opera Ballet in 2021 as Ballet Master of the contemporary repertoire; he meets there Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar on the creation of Faunes and he joins L-E-V as a rehearsal director in 2022.