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, Cerrato 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, Cerrato was a trainee with the San Francisco Ballet under Patrick Armand, and Helgi Tomasson. His American Repertory Ballet credits include The Nutcracker, Stiefel’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Delibes Duet and VARIANTS, Arthur Mitchell’s Holberg Suite, Amy Seiwert’s Sight Line, and Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg’s Giselle.