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02-03 March


Tommaso Renda Ballet Masterclass

Artistic Director of  Monreart Foundation

Ambassadors of YGP Europe

Will assign invitations and scholarships for:

International Summerschool Italia and Romania

All events of the Monreart Foundation

Will make audition to offer scholarships for all events YGP Semifinals in Europe

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Tomasso Renda

Born in Palermo in 1981, he began his classical dance studies at the school of dance of Father Renda Salvatore, the Primo ballerino of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo. He continued his studies and graduated from the school of teachers Jack Beltrame and Ermanno Aurino, accredited by the Academy of Dance in Rome.

Since 2000, he has worked in the most important theaters such as Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Teatro dell'Opera in Rome, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro la Fenice in Venice, the Opera Nazionale in Maribor, Teatro Regio in Parma, and Micha Van Hoeche's Ensemble. This provided him with the opportunity to collaborate with renowned choreographers such as Micha Van Hoeche, Carla Fracci, Renato Zanella, Amedeo Amodio, Lorca Massine, Giorgio Mancini, Vladimir Vassiliev, Anita Bucchi, Alessandro Molin, Diana Ferrara, Gianni Santucci, Enrico Morelli, Paul Chalmer, Elsa de Fanti, Viatcheslav Khomyakov, Patrice Bart, Angelin Preljocaj, participating in numerous tours in Italy and abroad.

He has interpreted leading roles in both classical and modern repertoire ballets, including Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Le Corsaire, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Zorba the Greek, Petrushka, Giselle, Paquita, Cinderella, Carmina Burana, Balanchine Evening, and Picasso Evening.

Throughout his career, he had the honor of working with world-famous guests such as Roberto Bolle, Alessandra Ferri, Luciana Savignano, Jose Manuel Carreno, and the stars of the American Ballet Theatre.

In 2010, he was a guest of the Accademia Nazionale di Roma for the "Premio Roma," performing as the slave in Maestro Ugo Dell'ara's Excelsior Ballet and as Albrecht in a Giselle suite.

He played Espada in Don Quixote and the role of Zampanò in the ballet La Strada. He portrayed the role of the slave in the opera Aida, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, created by Vladimir Vassiliev (for Roberto Bolle), at the magnificent Arena di Verona in front of an audience of 20,000 spectators.

In 2011, he danced as a guest at the Dance Gala in Rome with the honored guests Eleonora Abbagnato and Benjamin Pech from the Paris Opera.

In 2012, in collaboration with the municipality of Verona, he organized "Armonie in Movimento," a dance performance held in the beautiful Auditorium della Gran Guardia in Piazza Bra', where he performed with guests from Teatro alla Scala in Milan and the Arena di Verona.

In 2011, he was a guest of the Miami Festival Ballet as the Italian representative for the International Gala directed by Maestro Pablo Pena, performing with his partner Ilenia Montagnoli in the Pas de Deux from Swan Lake and the Pas de Deux from La Traviata.

Since August 2012, he has been a member of the Staatsballett Berlin, a world-renowned company directed by Vladimir Malakov. Over these years, he has worked with internationally acclaimed choreographers such as Nacho Duato, Patrice Bart, Jiri Kylian, Angelin Preljocaj, Victor Ullate, Boris Eifman, Giorgio Madia, Mauro Bigonzetti, and many others, participating in both classical and modern repertoire choreographies, also as a soloist.

In 2019, together with his wife Ilenia Montagnoli, he founded the first Summer School for high-level training in collaboration with Larissa Saveliev, the founder of Youth America Grand Prix, in Italy. He is currently the Italian ambassador for YAGP and YGP Italia and the co-Artistic Director of the International Summer School Italia, which has already reached its 5th Edition.


The masterclass is aimed at young students over the age of 9 years.

The duration of a course is 120 min.

You can register by completing the online registration form.


€70 / class 

€120 / full masterclass

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