Company Artist with the Joffrey since 2018; alum of the Joffrey Academy of Dance
Valentino Moneglia Zamora was born in Murcia, Spain, where he trained at The Conservatorio Profesional de Danza de Murcia and Robles Ballet School under José Antonio Robles and Alberto Muñoz.
While studying, Moneglia performed in José Carlos Martínez’s Don Quijote with the Compañía Nacional de Danza of Spain. After graduating, he joined the Joffrey Studio Company in 2016 until he joined the main company. During his time with the Studio Company, Moneglia performed works such as Siegfried in Swan Lake, the Waltz Boy in George Balanchine’s Serenade, Don Quixote, lead roles in Gerald Arpino’s Viva Vivaldi and Suite Saint-Saens, August Bournonville’s Napoli, and Alexander Ekman’s Episode 31.
He also performed with the main company in productions such as Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker and Krzysztof Pastor’s Romeo & Juliet.