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Francisco RODRIGUES

biography


When i was 3 my parents decided to put me in ballet classes in a private school in Coimbra (Por).
By the age of 10, i started to do amateur competitions all around Portugal and abroad, where i won the 1st place
in Austria and the most outstanding dancer in the whole competition.
In 2012, i  went to study in Lisbon, at the Escola de Dança do Conservartòrio Nacional where i started and finished my study course to become a professional Ballet Dancer.
in my years in Lisbon, i had the opportunity to participate in enormous professional compétitions like « Tanzolymp » where i won bronze medal and « Prix de Lausanne » 2015, where i received a scholarship to study in BallettSchulle Theatrer Basel.
At the end of 2015/2016 i joined the Ballet National de Marseille as an apprentice in BNMNEXT. There i danced « Crisi », « Prossimo » and
« Corpi Ingrate » choreographies of Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten, directors of the company. In 2017 they offered me a contract of
professinal dancer in the BNM.