Francesca Martoccio

Originally from Miami, Florida, Francesca Martoccio received her early ballet training at Thomas Armour Youth Ballet and at the New World School of the Arts. In May 2016, Francesca graduated from SUNY Purchase where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance with a Ballet Concentration. She performed several roles with Purchase Dance Company. In 2014, Francesca was chosen by the faculty to study abroad in Hong Kong, China at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. After graduating, Francesca joined Colorado Ballet’s Studio Company for the 2016-2017 season and was promoted to the Company in 2017.

Hometown:
Miami, FL

Dance training and awards:
Thomas Armour Youth Ballet
New World School of the Arts
Graduated from SUNY Purchase in 2016 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance with a Ballet Concentration
Studied abroad in Hong Kong, China at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA)

Joined Colorado Ballet:
Studio Company in 2016, Company in 2017

Promotions:
Promoted from Studio Company to Company in 2017

Selected roles and ballets:
Lynne Taylor-Corbett’s The Little Mermaid
Balanchine’s Serenade
Firebird
The Nutcracker
Swan Lake
Antony Tudor’s The Leaves are Fading
Lead in Balanchine’s Valse Fantaisie
Sanguinic in Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments

More about Francesca:
In the summer of 2016, she had the pleasure of working with John Gardner and Amanda McKerrow on a duet from Antony Tudor’s The Leaves are Fading.

Photo: Artists of Colorado Ballet by Mike Watson

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