Juliano Nunes trained at the Brazilian Dance Conservatory in Rio de Janeiro before furthering his studies at the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts in Germany, where he obtained both a Bachelor’s and Master of Arts.
He later joined the companies of the Royal Ballet of Flanders, Leipzig Opera Ballet, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, and Stuttgart Gauthier Dance.
In addition to working with choreographers such as William Forsythe, Christopher Wheeldon, Hans van Manen, Jirí Kylián, Ohad Naharin, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Yuri Grigorovich, and Akram Kahn, among others, he has also gone on to receive critical acclaim for his own choreography. He has created pieces for the Royal Ballet in London, Nederlands Dans Theatre 2, Mariinsky Theatre, Zurich Ballet, Carlos Acosta – Acosta Danza, Pennsylvania Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, and Teatro San Carlo. Nunes is also part of the creative team for the new Netflix series,Tiny Pretty Things.
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