Stéphano Candreva received his early training at the Studio de Danca Com-Passos in Brazil, before graduating from Escola de Dança Alice Arja in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Mr. Candreva has attended international summer programs at Miami City Ballet and Milwaukee Ballet as a full Scholarship recipient.
Mr. Candreva is presently a Danseur with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet and previously Principal Danseur of City Ballet of San Diego, California USA and has danced professionally with Milwaukee Ballet II, Wisconsin USA and as a Soloist Dancer with Sesiminas Cia de Danca, Brazil.
As a Guest Artist, Mr. Candreva has performed with Cisne Negro Cia de Danca, Brazil; Twin Cities Ballet, Illinois-USA; Arizona Classical Ballet, Arizona-USA; Encinidas Ballet, California-USA and Chula Vista Ballet, California-USA; Inspire School of Ballet, California- USA.
Mr. Candreva has performed the roles of Romeo/Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, Basilio in Don Quixote, Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, Peasant Pas de Deux in Giselle, The Monster in The Firebird, Colas in La Fille Mal Gardee, Lankendem in Le Corsaire and all the Principal and Soloist roles in The Nutcracker.
Stéphano has worked frequently with various Répétiteurs of The Balanchine Trust performing principal roles in Danses Concertantes,Allegro Brilliante, Donizetti Variations, Serenade, Square Dance, Emeralds, Rubies, The Four Temperaments, Star and Stripes (Regiment Leader), Gnoud Symphony (corps) ,Who Cares? & Tarantella, all choreographed by George Balanchine.
His repertory also includes Peter Pan by Septime Weber, The Requiem, Carmina Burana, Four Seasons, C-Square, Hart to Hart, A life & Leave the Light on, all by Betsey Wistrich, Munhecos by Alice Alonso, Spring Waters by Asaf Meserer, Esmeralda by Michael Pink, Beyond by Nadia Thompson, Cruzadas by Victor Ramirez, Caminhos do Amor by Carlos dos Santos, Stacatto by Cristina Helena & Clowns and Others by Salvatore Aiello.
Stéphano represented his native Brazil at the 2012 Seminario Internacional de Danca de Brasilia, where he was a silver medalist and was a semifinalist at the 2006 Prix de Lausanne, Argentinian qualifications.
Complete information about Mr. Stéphano Candreva can be found at www.stephanocandreva.webs.com