Ariella Casu

Born in America, living in Italy, Ariella began dancing in her mother’s dance school at four years old. At 16, Ariella was awarded a scholarship to train under Mauro Astolfi at the I.A.L.S. in Rome.

Highly regarded for her skills in modern dance, Horton, tap (placed fifth internationally in the IDO World Tap Championship), contemporary dance and hip hop. At19, Ariella performed at the Biennale di Venezia with Arsenale Della Danza.

Ariella has performed as soloist in Karl Alfred Schreiner’s Der Nussknacker with Stadttheater Klagenfurt in 2010, and with Gartnerplatztheater Munich under the direction of Karl Alfred Schreiner from 2011-2017. While at Gartnerplatztheater Ariella performed in works by Jo Stromgren, Gerog Reischl, Cayetano Soto, Edward Clug, Alexander Ekman, Marko Goecke, Antony Rizzi, Christopher Roman, Nanine Linning, Marguerite Donlon, Benoir LaChambre, Roberto Zappala, Eyal Dadon.

Ariella appeared in William Forsythe’s One Flat thing Reproduced and Jacopo Godani’s Versus. In 2017 Ariella performed with the Oslo Dance Ensemble in Jo Stromgen’s Salve Regina.

Ariella joined Sydney Dance Company in 2018 and performed with the Company on their European Tour in April and in Australia for the first time in May with ab [intra].

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