Francesco Venturi
Photo: Jan Willem Kaldenbach

Francesco Venturi

Junior Company

Francesco Venturi was born in Genoa, Italy, and started his ballet training at the school of Teatro alla Scala in Milan when he was 11. Four years later, he moved to London to continue his training at The Royal Ballet Upper School, from which he graduated in 2022. During his graduate year, he performed roles in Romeo and Juliet and Swan Lake with The Royal Ballet and in The Nutcracker with Birmingham Royal Ballet.

Francesco: “My first year in the Junior Company was full of exciting and diverse opportunities. I am very much looking forward to discovering new repertoire next season.”


Place of birth: 
Genoa (Italy)

With Dutch National Ballet since:

Career with Dutch National Ballet: 
Junior Company (2022)

Scuola di Ballo Accademia Teatro alla Scala (Milan, Italy), Royal Ballet Upper School (London, United Kingdom)


  • 2021: The Ballet Association Award at The Royal Ballet School