Federico Bonelli

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Federico Bonelli is an Italian ballet dancer and is currently a principal dancer with the Royal Ballet in London, England.


Federico Bonelli was born in Genoa, Italy.[1] He trained in classical ballet at the Turin Dance Academy before graduating into the Zurich Ballet,[1] at the Zurich Opera House in Zurich, Switzerland.[1] After three years in Zurich, Bonelli joined Dutch National Ballet based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In September 2003, Bonelli became a principal dancer of the Royal Ballet.[2] In 2013 he danced Romeo in Romeo and Juliet.[3]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Royal Ballet First Soloist Hikaru Kobayashi.


  1. ^ a b c "Federico Bonelli Royal Ballet Principal". Ballet Association. May 2006. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Federico Bonelli". Royal Opera House. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Alastair Macaulay (4 June 2013). "On Screen, No Scars or Scandals for Bolshoi". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 April 2015.