Joseph Massarelli

Joseph Massarelli

Grand sujet


With Dutch National Ballet since: 

Place of birth: 
Elk Grove Village Illinois (USA)

Career with Dutch National Ballet: 
grand sujet (2019), coryphée (2017), élève (2016), Junior Company (2015).

Chicago Academy for the Arts (USA), Dutch National Ballet Academy (Amsterdam, the Netherlands).


  • 2019 and 2020: honourable mentions in the category ‘Outstanding performance by a male dancer’ in the Critic’s Choice of Dance Europe.
  • 2017: honourable mention for his performance in Citizen Nowhere in the Critic’s Choice of Dance Europe.
  • 2014: 1st prize in the category ‘modern’ and 2nd prize in the category ‘classic’ in the Youth America Grand Prix.
  • 2014: Grand Prix in the regional competition (USA).