Elivelton Tomazi

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Elivelton Tomazi joined The Joffrey Ballet in 2013. 

 

Mr. Tomazi is from Santa Catarina, Brazil. He began his studies at age 9 with the School of the Bolshoi Theatre. As a student, he was awarded a Medal of Honor for receiving top marks in all disciplines. He performed as a soloist dancer in all of the ballets from the school’s repertoire and graduated in December 2009. He joined the Paulista Company of Dance/ Ballet Adriana Assaf in 2010, where he received his professional training with the Academy and Company Directors, Adriana D Alessandro Assaf, and Luna and Hebert Caetano. He danced as a soloist in the Company’s productions including The NutcrackerSleeping BeautyDon QuixoteLe Corsaire and La Bayadère.

 

He competed in Prix de Lausanne and the Joinville Dance Competition where he received 1st prize and named one of best dancers of the competition. He went on to compete in the Youth American Grand Prix NY in 2012 and as a result, was offered a full scholarship to the Trainee program at the Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet in Chicago. During the Trainee Program, he danced with the Company in The Nutcracker and Othello.


Since joining the Joffrey, Mr.Tomazi has danced many roles in ballets including The Prodigal Son, Viva Vivaldi, Swan Lake, Lilac Garden, RAkU, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Episode 31, Tulle, Othello, La Bayadère, Crossing Ashland and Interplay.


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