Davide Di Giovanni

Choreographer , In Walked Bud, New Breed 2019

Davide Di Giovanni started his dance life in Teatro Alla Scala in Milan when he was 15. He then received a full scholarship to study at the renowned ballet school Balletto Di Toscana, joining the junior company at 17.

After three years with the Balletto Di Toscano, Davide joined Balletto dell’Esperia in Turin, where he met Jacopo Godani, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano and William Forsythe. He then moved to Munich at 23, where he worked for the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, with choreographers Marco Göcke, Alexander Ekman and Jø Strømgren. Davide danced in William Forsythe’s One Flat Thing and worked on new creations with Christopher Roman, Nanine Linning, Georg Reischl and Jacopo Godani.

Davide met Rafael Bonachela in Italy and was introduced to Sydney Dance Company in Switzerland. Davide first performed with Sydney Dance Company as part of Orb in 2017. Davide’s performance in Rafael Bonachela’s ab [intra] also received critical acclaim: ‘The most eloquent sequence is the long central duet for Charmene Yap and Davide Di Giovanni. The intricate entanglement of their limbs has to be seen to be believed – and even then it is something of a mystery.’ Sydney Morning Herald