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Principals

Angelo Greco

Angelo Greco

Biography

  • Born

    Nuoro, Italy

  • Training

    La Scala Ballet Academy

  • San Francisco Ballet

    Joined the Company as a soloist in 2016
    Promoted to principal dancer in 2017

  • Other Companies

    La Scala Ballet

helgi Tomasson

Don Quixote (Basilio and Act III pas de deux)

The Fifth Season

Haffner Symphony

Nutcracker (Nutcracker Prince, Chinese, and Grand Pas de Deux)

On a Theme of Paganini

Sleeping Beauty (Prince Desiré)

Soirees Musicales

Swan Lake (Act I pas de trois)

Trio

 

george Balanchine

Prodigal Son (Son)

Divertimento No. 15 (Lead Man and Theme)

 

harald Lander

Études (excerpt) (Principal Man)

 

after Petipa

Le Corsaire (pas de deux)

 

arthur Pita

Salome (Hostages)

 

yuri Possokhov

Optimistic Tragedy (originated Two Sailors role)

 

alexei Ratmansky

Seven Sonatas 

Piano Concerto #1 in Shostakovich Trilogy

 

dwight Rhoden

LET’S BEGIN AT THE END (originated)

 

jerome Robbins

Opus 19/The Dreamer

Other Dances

 

liam Scarlett

Frankenstein (Henry Clerval)

Hummingbird

 

myles Thatcher

Foragers

 

vasili Vainonen

Flames of Paris (pas de deux)

 

stanton Welch

Bespoke (originated)

 

christopher Wheeldon

Bound To (originated)

Cinderella (Benjamin and Spirit of Autumn/Mystery)

Maurice Béjart

Gaîté Parisienne (Bim)

 

Nacho Duato

Nutcracker

 

Kenneth MacMillan

Romeo and Juliet (Romeo)

 

rudolf Nureyev

Don Quixote (Basilio) 

 

alexei Ratmansky

The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Desiré and Bluebird)

  • Won the award for best male dancer at The International Competition for the Erik Bruhn Prize, Toronto, 2016.
  • Received the Dance Europe Outstanding Artistry Award, 2011 and 2012. 
  • Danced Don Quixote with Yuan Yuan and Friends, Shanghai, 2018.
  • Danced Nutcracker at the Santa Barbara Festival Ballet, Santa Barbara, California, 2018.
  • Danced Le Corsaire trio and Flames of Paris pas de deux with Roberto Bolle and Friends at the On Dance Gala, Milan, Italy, 2018.
  • Danced Le Corsaire at New Year’s Ballet Gala, Baden-Baden, Germany, 2017.
  • Danced Basilio in Don Quixote with Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Rome, 2017.

Q&A

What’s your favorite costume and why?

The Don Quixote costume from the third act. I like how old-fashioned it looks.

What’s your perfect day?

When I feel free.

When I’m not working I enjoy…

Playing the piano. I’ve never taken lessons so I’m self-taught.