About

a few words about me

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CHOREOGRAPHER
Fabio Crestale created his first work in 2009 « Due Entity » and received the Danzascoli Prize for this
choreography. He then created a solo « Red Shoes » for Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo in
New York in 2015.
Fabio Crestale started his own company CIE IFUNAMBOLI PARIS in 2011 and first choreographed a
dozen short pieces, which have been presented in many festivals in Europe: Venice Biennale (Italy),
Ammutinamenti Festival of Ravenna (Italy), festival Quasi Solo (Italy), Festival 360° in Paris (France),
Dance Immersion Festival Cagli (Italy), Palcoscenic Danza Festival (Italy), Villa Nova Festival in
Villeneuve-­sur-­Yonne (France), On dance festival! (Italy), AnticorpiXL Festival (Italy), Civitanova
Danza Festival (Italy) and the Valencia Contemporary Dance Festival (Spain).
He then created and toured three full-­length works: « Petites Pièces » (2014), « Vivantes! » (2017)
and « De Homine » (2019). For his last work, Fabio received the award: 1er Prize Résidence Création
Conseil Régional de Bourgogne et Franche-­Comté & Synodales.
Fabio Crestale has been also commissioned to choreograph for Pompea Santoro’s EkoDanceProject
in Turin, Maggio Danza directed by Francesco Ventriglia in Florence and for the acclaimed French
movies Jalouse and Let’s Dance.
PERFORMER
Fabio Crestale is a freelance ballet and contemporary dancer since 2005. He performed with Doppio
Movimento directed by Valentina Benedetti, the Steptext Dance Company directed by Letonia Helge in
Germany, Piccola Compagnia directed by Raffaele Paganini and Richard Siegal’s company. He
danced in 2013 the role of the father in Mats Ek’s « Sleeping Beauty » as part of Pompea Santoro’s
Ekodanceproject.
Since 2010, Fabio dances at the Opéra National de Paris. He performed with the Corps de Ballet in
Maurice Béjart’s « Boléro », in Rudolf Nureyev’s «Swan Lake», « La Bayadere », « Raymonda », in
Jean-­Guillaume Bart’s « La Source ». He also took part as a dancer in the operas « La Damnation de
Faust», « La Traviata » and « Rusalka ».
Fabio received the 1st Prize award at the Dance Competition in Spoleto as well as in Treviso
for his performances of « Solo » choreographed by Valentina Benedetti.
DANCE EDUCATION
Trained in Italy at the Ballets of Toscany (Florence), IALS (Rome), Fabio Crestale then pursued his
dance education in international centers like Steps and Alvin Ailey Dance Center (New York City),
Columbus (Zurich) and Laban Center (London).