19.3.83 in São Paulo. Brazilian

Ballet School of São Paulo. Akademie des Tanzes Mannheim (scolarship from the Tanzstiftung Birgit Keil an der Akademie des Tanzes Mannheim)

Main Teachers
Birgit Keil, Vladimir Klos, Katia Rocha

The Hamburg Ballet since 2001, Soloist since 2005, Principal since 2006


  • An Angel in Christmas Oratorio
  • Danse siamoise in Le Pavillon d'Armide
  • Walter Gropius in Purgatorio

and solos in

  • Nocturnes and Nachtwanderung
    from "Songs of the Night"
  • Pizzicato Polka (New Year's Concert 2006, Vienna)
  • Verklungene Feste
  • Beautiful Freaks (Marco Goecke)


  • The Golden Slave in "Sheherazade", The Faun in "L'Après-midi d'un faune", Arlequin in "Carnaval", The Spirit of the rose in "Le Spectre de la rose", The Young Man in "Jeux" and Leonid Massine in Nijinsky
  • Silvius in As You Like It
  • The Blessings of Cupid in The Sleeping Beauty
  • Tadzio, Jaschu and Aschenbach's Concepts in Death in Venice
  • Romeo and Paris in Romeo and Juliet
  • Armand Duval and Des Grieux in Lady of the Camellias
  • Theseus/Oberon and Lysander in A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Wolfgang Amadeus in Windows on MOZART
  • Lancelot in The Saga of King Arthur
  • Bohort in Parzival – Episodes and Echo
  • Günther in The Nutcracker
  • Konstantin (Kostya) Gavrilovich Triple in The Seagull
  • Othello in Othello
  • Joseph in The Legend of Joseph
  • A Young Man (Daphnis) in Daphnis and Chloe
  • Endymion in Sylvia
  • Count Alexander in Illusions - like "Swan Lake"
  • Harold Mitchell (Mitch) and Allan Gray in A Streetcar Named Desire
  • The Moon in Seven Haiku of the Moon
  • The Time in Seasons – The Colors of Time
  • Orsino in VIVALDI or What you will
  • Solor in La Bayadère (Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa)
  • Prokofiev Pas de Deux (Christopher Wheeldon)
  • James in La Sylphide (Pierre Lacotte after Filippo Taglioni)
  • Man in Brown in Dances at a Gathering (Jerome Robbins)

    and solo in

  • Vaslav
  • Spring and Fall
  • Magnificat
  • Préludes CV
  • Mozart 338
  • Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler
  • Polyphonia (Christopher Wheeldon)
  • Jewels – Emeralds (George Balanchine)
  • Tchaikovsky Pas de deux (George Balanchine)
  • Thaïs (Frederick Ashton)

He choreographed

  • Violinkonzert (2001)
    Music: Sergei Prokofiev
    for the Akademie des Tanzes Mannheim
  • Poem - Love Poem (2002)
    Music: Robert Schumann, Zdenek Fibich
    for the Tanzstiftung Birgit Keil
  • Lieder (2003)
    Music: Squiban, Vivaldi, Barriere, Lovland
    for the Tanzstiftung Birgit Keil
  • Voices of Silence (2005)
    Music: Robert Schumann, Peteris Vasks
    for the Ballet of the Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe
  • A Foreign Sound
    Music: Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso
    Premiere: Young Choreographers, Hamburg, 2009
    Since June 2009 in the repertory of the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
  • Perhaps Whisper (2011)
    Schauspielhaus Hamburg – Young Choreographers
    Dancers of The Hamburg Ballet
  • Verbunden (2013)
    For the National Youth Ballet

New York, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ludwigsburg (Gala of the Tanzstiftung Birgit Keil), Stuttgart, Vienna (New Year's Concert 2006), München, Vail International Festival (Colorado, USA) with Christopher Wheeldon's Company "Morphoses", Tokyo (World Ballet Festival 2009 and 2012), Munich, Paris (Gala des Etoiles du XXIe siècle). He danced "Dialogue" with Diana Vishneva in St. Petersburg, Athens and Tokyo


  • First Prize as best up-and-coming Young Dancer in Joinville, Brazil 1997
  • Siver Medal in Brasilia, Brazil 1999
  • Finalist at the Prix de Lausanne 2000
  • First Prize of the Tanzstiftung Birgit Keil 2000
  • First Prize in Helsinki 2001
  • Finalist at the Grand Prix d'Eurovision for Young Dancers
    in London (Covent Garden) 2001
  • The German Dance Prize "Future" 2005
    (Category: Choreographer)
  • Dr. Wilhelm Oberdörffer-Prize 2006
  • Nominated for "The Faust 2006" for his performance of Romeo in Romeo and Juliet
  • Benois de la danse 2010 for his interpretation of Armand in Lady of the Camellias
  • Premio Positano "Léonide Massine" 2010

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