Ines Albertini lives and works in America. She studied at Ballettschule Theater Basel and graduated from Tanz Akademie Zuerich, Switzerland, in 2009. She has performed, as soloist and principal dancer, all around the world. In 2017 Ines Albertini & Walter Angelini join US International Ballet as Principal Dancers and Ballet Masters. Later that year, in addition to their roles they were named US International Ballet Artistic Directors. They brought to this position a gift for choreographing and for teaching, a dynamic vision, and the pursuit of excellence. Under their guidance, US International Ballet is achieving recognition as one of the new finest ballet companies in America.

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Ines Albertini is born in a town in the province of Piacenza. At five years old she starts studying dance in a small local school. Her natural talent at ballet and the great passion which grows and grows in this little girl can’t be missed, and therefore, two years later, she is admitted to the courses at the school “Domenichino da Piacenza” directed by Giuseppina Campolonghi.

At ten years old, she is chosen by the Italian ‘etoile’ Liliana Cosi, to attend the course at her school “Accademia di balletto classico Liliana Cosi e Marinel Stefanescu” in Reggio Emilia. Years of hard work and sacrifice lay ahead of her. She studies ballet, en pointe, traditional/folk dancing, historical dancing, repertoire, history of ballet and history of music. She takes part in the school’s annual shows and also in productions of the company “Scriabin”, “Valzer Fantastique” and “Coppelia”.

At the age of fourteen, Ines is surer than ever about embarking on a career as a ballet dancer and expresses her wish to take part in the prestigious workshop at the Royal Ballet of London. This experience widens her horizons and through it she gets to know the jazz and contemporary styles. She is convinced that her career will no longer be in her own country. In fact in the same year she passes the selection process for “Ballettschule Theater Basel” in Switzerland. In the following years she finds herself having to face numerous difficulties, but these are actually the most important years as far as her training is concerned. Ines is busy with the double commitment of dancing and school, in fact as well as the academy, she also attends the “Liceo Linguistico Europeo” in Basel, where she learns German, English and French. The Basel Academy is directed by Richard Wherlock and Amanda Bennett and has an excellent staff of teachers, including Nicola Biasutti, Duncan Rownes, Raphael Aviniknan and Julie Christis Wherlock. She is chosen to take part in the Gala at the Theatre of Basel and takes part in all of the academy’s shows: “Le Corsaire”, “The Nutcracker”, “Swan Lake”, “Heart Breakes” and “Drumming”.

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She also has the opportunity of meeting Maestro Jiry Kylian, a frequent guest of the company, and takes part in his lessons.During the summer period she takes part in the master class of Tadeusz Matacz (director of the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart), and later at the Rotterdam Dance Academy workshop, she has the chance to study with Michele Pogliani, Anne Van Tol and Ben Bergmans.

At the age of 16 she is noticed by the well-known teacher Marika Besobrasova during a workshop at the “Academie De Danse Classique Princess Grace” in Monaco (France), where she is offered a place at the academy to finish her studies.

In the same year she is selected for admission to the “Tanz Akademie Zuerich” in Switzerland, directed by Oliver Matz and Steffi Sherzer, and it is at this academy that Ines completes and consolidates her training. Over the following two years she studies the modern Graham and Limon styles respectively with Arlette Kunz and Monika Gautschi and contemporary with Sandra Nussberger. She studies pas de deux with Dirk Segers and extends the study of repertoire with Lara Radda. With Pablo Ventura she studies choreography, and amongst her most appreciated pieces are the solo “Catena”, a pas de deux “A Occhio Chiusi” and a trio “L’Isola”. She graduates in July 2009.

During the summer she has the opportunity of perfecting her dancing skills in America at the Boston Ballet.
In 2009 she is a guest at the Opus Ballet in Florence, in performances of “Paquita”, “Giselle” and “Sleeping Beauty”.

In 2010 she is chosen to dance with the Blu Dance Company, at the new theatre in Ferrara, where her main role is Carmen.

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She later dances with the Seresta Dance Company of Athens (Greece), in a tribute to Michael Jackson.

In the same year she works in the Danza Viva company in Trento directed by Mariagrazia Torbol. She dances pieces choreographed by the director, “Tra le Nuvole” and “Time”.

Michele Villanova choreographs a pas de deux for her to the music of Edward Grieg and Johannes Linstead, which she dances at the Teatro Verdi in Castel San Giovanni in the charity show “Abbracciami e dammi un bacio”.

For the 2011-2012 season she signs a contract with the Atlantic City Ballet, with whom she performs parts in the repertoire of the director, Phyllis Papa, including “Drums”, “Love Royal”, “Dracula”, “Night on Bald Mountain” and “The Nutcracker”.

In November 2011 she gives a Thanksgiving Day performance (live on ABC channel 6) together with her partner Walter Angelini at the prestigious Philadelphia Art Museum, with a pas de deux choreographed by Phyllis Papa, with the tenor Nathan Pacheco.

In December she dances a tango (Verano Porteño) and a piece choreographed by Michele Villanova with her partner, Walter Angelini, in the charity show “Accendi una stella per il tuo natale 2011”, at “Teatro Municipale di Piacenza – Italy”, in which leading artists on the Italian scene took part, including the italian singer Povia, the musicians Andrea Toffanelli and Riccardo Arrighini and the theatre actors Mino Manni and Silvia Siravo.

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On August 19 2012 Ines Albertini and her partner are invited by the well known lyrical singer Andre Bocelli to dance during an event organized by himself “Vivere AmanDo” in favour of the ARPA and MEVV (volunteer doctors of Versilia). They perform in a Tango by Astor Piazzolla and a special remake of Romeo and Julietto music by Nino Rota from the film by Franco Zeffirelli all played live by Bocelli’s pianist Giuseppe Santucci. The pianist Giuseppe Santucci, Amos and Matteo Bocelli, the soprano Paola Sanguinetti, the trombonist Andrea Toffanelli accompanied by the pianist Riccardo Arrighini, the bowed sring instrumentsof the Puccini festival foundation and the presenter laria Della Bidia participate in the event. Numerous international political figues and celebrities from the show world are present, among which the Italian actor Giorgio Panariello and the singer Renato Zero.

For the 2012-2013 season she is chosen by the Russian Pasha Kambalov, who trained and worked at the Mariinsky theatre, Saint Petersburg, to join the company of the “First State Ballet Theatre” of Wilmington, Delaware. The season has called her to interpret classical repertoire ballets Walpurgis Night, Sleeping Beauty, Nutckraker and three different galas in which Ines performed in Kitri’s variation of Don Quixote, in the Bayadera adagio and Flames of Paris (with Walter Angelini), she also dances the contemporary choreography of “Harmonic Seventh” and “Nonsense in the Sense of Innocence” (choreographed by Viktor Plotnikov) and “Midsummer Night’s Dream”.

For the 2013-2014 season she join the Dance Theatre of Tennessee, Nashville. The season calls her to interpret main roles in ballets Giselle and Nutcracker and numerous contemporary pieces of local and international choreographies.

In 2014 she join the Dance Alive National Ballet as a Principal Dancer. Ines performed a large repertoire including Scheherazade, Vampyra, Nutcracker, Cinderella, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Swan Lake, Lady Bug and Allegro Brillante by Balanchine.

In 2017 Ines Albertini & Walter Angelini join US International Ballet as Principal Dancers and Ballet Masters. Later that year, in addition to their roles they were named US International Ballet Artistic Directors. They brought to this position a gift for choreographing and for teaching, a dynamic vision, and the pursuit of excellence. Under their guidance, US International Ballet is achieving recognition as one of the new finest ballet companies in America.

Ines is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 5.