Tiziano Cerrato

Joined ARB: 2021

Hometown: Rome, Italy

Tiziano Cerrato was born and raised in Rome, Italy, where he began his early training at the age of nine. Among his earliest teachers was the legendary Italian ballerina Elisabetta Terabust. He continued his training at Rome’s Accademia Nazionale di Danza where he studied with Giuseppina Ercolani and the celebrated Croatian ballet dancer Zarko Prebil. From 2016-2019, he trained at the Accademia Teatro alla Scala in Milan with Leonid Nikonov, Frederic Oliveiri and Maurizio Vanadia. In 2019, Tiziano joined American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School where he trained under Cynthia Harvey, Mikhail Ilyin, Robert La Fosse and Ethan Stiefel. During the 2020-2021 season, Tiziano was a Trainee with the San Francisco Ballet under Patrick Armand, and Helgi Tomasson. His recent performance credits include San Francisco Ballet Virtual Festival, “The Wheat Dance” from Coppelia, staged by Robert La Fosse at the Morgan Library, and Prokofiev’s Cinderella at Piccolo Teatro in Milan. In 2016, he was awarded third place at the Youth America Grand Prix in the semi-finals held in Philadelphia.