Alessio Barbarossa was born in Cagliari and started a drama education at the age of 6 with two major italian companies “La Luna Negli Occhi” directed by Franca Melis and “Il Crogiuolo” directed by Mario Faticoni. At the age of 14 he moved on to dancing and trained at “Dancing School” ( Cagliari ) and “Opus Ballet” ( Florence ). After graduating in 2001-2002 he joined the US tour of world acclaimed Australian Production of “Burn the Floor” (choreographers Anthony Van Last and Jason Gilkilson ) and has performed in many major TV shows such as “LA VITA IN DIRETTA” ( RAIUNO ),
“WIND MOBILE-ADVERTS’ ( MEDIASET ), MUSIC VIDEO OF “LOS LOCOS” ( MTV ).
Between 2003-2007 he has collaborated alongside fellow choreographers such as Mauro Astolfi ( artistic director and choreographer of Spellbound Contemporary Ballet ) and Giuseppe Paolo Cianfoni (artistic director of FIDS).
In 2008 Alessio has founded in Cagliari his own company “IN and OUT BALLET” presenting his own work.