CLASSIC BALLET UK
Fran Mangiacasale is a contemporary and neoclassical dancer, choreographer and teacher based in London.
Born in Italy he trained in Genova with national and international teachers, and also danced with several local companies. In November 2002, he moved to London where he continued his professional development in Contemporary, Ballet (with Roger Tully) and Dance Mastery (with Master Konstantin Pavlidis, founder of the system). Since moving to the UK Fran has danced with numerous companies including The Lindsay Kemp Company, National Dance Company of Wales, Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre, Smallpetitlkein, YDance, Unstructured Light, The Royal Opera House and English National Opera.
Fran has also been assistant choreographer and dance captain for many opera productions in London, Spain, Germany and Portugal.
In 2013 Fran was assistant choreographer and guest soloist with the Azerbaijan State Academic Ballet in Shadow of Gobustain, choreographed by Maxine Braham. Fran is currently a dancer and choreographer with the London Ballet Company as well as working as a freelance choreographer and teacher for companies and organisations across the UK and Europe.