Gatti Joseph


Classical Ballet / Soloist

Joseph Gatti of Warwick, New York joins Boston Ballet as a soloist. Gatti began dancing at the Orlando Ballet School in Florida and continued his training with Vadim Fedotov and Irina Depler. He danced with Orlando Ballet as an apprentice for two years under the direction of Fernando Bujones.
Gatti was awarded the Gold Medal at the 2003 Youth America Grand Prix in New York. At that time, he was also awarded a scholarship to the Royal Ballet School in London. Upon graduating with honors he received the 2004 Dame Ruth Railton Award for Excellence in Dance.

Gatti later joined the American Ballet Theater Studio Company and in 2005 became the first American male dancer to win the prestigious Gold Medal at the New York International Ballet Competition. He has also been nominated as best male dancer for the Benois de la Danse in Moscow, Russia, was a Bronze Medalist at the USA International Ballet Competition, a Silver Medalist at the Seoul International Ballet Competition in Korea, and a Gold Medalist at the World Ballet Competition.

Joseph later joined Cincinnati Ballet where he danced for three years and then Corella Ballet for two years as a principal dancer.

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