World renowned ballet dancer and choreographer known as the artistic director behind the Italian talent competition series Amici. He has performed ballet companies throughout Europe and choreographed for adaptations of timeless shows like Romeo and Juliet and The Nutcracker.
At sixteen, he left his home country of Italy to study at the American Ballet Theatre in New York. However, he eventually returned to Europe when he became a member of the National Ballet of Marseille.
In 2015, he served as a judge on the French talent program La France a un incroyable talent.
His wife's name is Veronica.
He has served several years as the choreographer and artistic director for Amici, a show hosted by Maria De Filippi.