Mario Galglione was born in Italy and studied at the ballet school of Teatro San Carlo, Naples, continuing his training at the English National Ballet School in the UK under Alen Bottaini and Sarah McIlroy. He attended international masterclasses in Prague with Daria Klimentova, Vadim Muntagirov, Alicia Amatriain, Angel Corella, Yoel Carreno, Nadia Saidakova, Tamas Solymosi, Natasa Navotna, Vaclav Kunes, Vaclav Janacek and Jiri Horak, and took part in Aspire, a Mentoring Scheme run by CDET where he was mentored by Royal Ballet soloist Valentino Zucchetti. As a student he took part in school and company performances of Teatro San Carlo, Naples, and the English National Ballet.

In 2015 he joined the Tulsa Ballet, USA, where he danced works by Marcello Angelini, John Cranko, Edwaard Liang, Derek Deane and Ben Stevenson among other choreographers. In 2018 he joined Ballet Ireland, dancing the role of Albrecht in Giselle at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Prince in The Nutcracker on Ballet Ireland’s National Tour. Also in 2018 he danced at the Biennale di Venezia, Italy

Mario Gaglione Soloists

Mario Gaglione
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