Diego Tortelli was born in 1987 in Brescia ( Italy). He begins dance at 15 at the Accademia Nazionale di Roma. At the age of 16, he integrates the school of the Scala of Milan, then ends its studies at 19 in the Studio Harmonic of Paris with Wayne Byars.
In 2007, he is committed to the Teatro de la Scala of Milan. At the end of the season, he leaves to Valencia (Spain), at the Teatres de la Generalidad’s ballet. He stays there for 3 seasons then joins Luna Negra Dance Theater in Chicago (USA) supervised by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano. Diego joins the National Ballet of Marseille in January, 2012 under the direction of Frédéric Flamand.