DANCING, SINGING AND ACTING ORIGINS
Giulio originates from Rome, Italy. He studied ballet and modern dance in his home town before getting a scholarship in Lausanne at Maurice Bejart École-Atelier . He then received scholarships at both the David Howard Dance Center and at the Alvin Ailey Studios, both in New York.
Giulio danced with Maurice Bejart’s Youth Company and participated in workshops with the Martha Graham company and the Pina Bausch company under the supervision of Malou Airaudo. He was also a soloist at the TAN National Ballet in Italy and performed the role of the Prince in Albano’ s Ballet “Nutcracker” in Conneticut USA.
The last 20 years have seen Giulio perform musical theatre; he was namely principal dancer/singer in the original European cast of Fosse, under the direction of Anne Reinking; in the original West End production of Notre Dame de Paris (also Dance Captain), under the direction of Gilles Maheu; and with Trevor Nunn in Cats, Starlight Express and Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He was also a solo dancer and singer in the Hit Musical Dance of the Vampires, directed by Roman Polanski, as well as playing Cesar in the German Original Cast of Saturday Night Fever, Original Italian Cast of Promises, Promises and played the role of Freddy Mercury in the German Musical Tribute We Are The Champions.
THE CREATIVE DIRECTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER
Giulio worked as Associate Choreographer/Resident Director and as a solo perfomer of several European productions, including: Best Of Musical Gala Tour (Stage Entertainment), FIFA Presidential Election (Morocco 2004), Peugeot Rimini Art Festival, The Beauty Of Magic (Stage Entertainment).
From 2008 till 2012 Giulio worked for Cirque du Soleil as the Former Artistic Specialist and Casting Advisor for all resident shows in the USA and Asia. He also created, directed and choreographed a short dance film (Liquid Sunshine) for a Cirque du Soleil charitable event organized for the One Drop Organization.
In 2012 Giulio directed and choreographed a new multidisciplinary show which opened in Cipriani’s new dinner theatre “Teatro Bellini” in downtown Ibiza. The show was called “The Night Sun” . He has worked as Director and Choreographer for the V.I.B.E. Performing Arts Centre in Las Vegas (with original productions such as Glow and Fossiana) and Rag Tag Entertainment (with Musical Productions of Jekyll & Hyde, The Who’s “Tommy” and the Bob Fosse tribute “Take Off With Us” )
In 2013 he also worked on a new project for the PACHA Group in Ibiza. He was the Creative Director and Lead Choreographer for the new show which opened at the luxurious Destino Resort. The same year Giulio was Guest Choreographer at the SYTYCD Las Vegas convention with an original Dance/Actobatic performance called: ” Sacred Heart”.
In 2014 Giulio started creating his first Las Vegas show “Gotta Dance: A Tribute To…Life!“, the showcase of such project took place at the prestigious Smith Centre of The Performing Arts. He also choreographed the new Dolly Parton’s Dinner Theatre and Acrobatic Spectacle in Myrtle Beach “Pirates Voyage“.
In 2016 Giulio started working as Creative Director & Choreographer for one of the grandest Integrated Resorts in the world: OKADA Manila. He created a series of multidisciplinary shows featured on a stage built in the property fountain that had choreographed dancing water as a backdrop. He also opened the biggest beach club/nightclub in the world Cove Manila.
Giulio has been coaching and creating original acts for Cirque du Soleil and professional artists on the Las Vegas strip. His acts are featured in US and European shows (Absinth – Las Vegas, Palazzo – Germany) as well as being featured in famous TV shows such Britain’s and America’s Got Talent.
He led a series of workshop in NYC with prestigious academies such as Gelsey Kirkland, Peridance and the Alvin Ailey professional division where he worked with the graduates.
Giulio is also councilman for the F.I.D. (Italian dance Federation) and his choreographies have won various international awards.
Giulio is currently back in Las Vegas. New projects are shaping up.. stay tune!