Saul Marziali

was born in Milan in 1967, and lives since 2004 in Toulouse, France.

Ballet Academies education:

1978-87 Scuola di Ballo del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Diploma.
1983-87 Bolshoi Theater  Ballet Academy, Certificate.

Soloist and Principle, Ballet Companies:
1987-92 Zurich Ballet, under the direction of Uwe Scholz,
1992-93 Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo,
1993-96 Leipzig Ballet, under the direction of Uwe Scholz,
1996-99 Balletto del Teatro alla Scala di Milano
1999-2000 Bern Ballet, Switzerland

Guest Principal Dancer in:

2000-2002 Sofia National Ballet, Bulgaria,
2000-2002 Varna International Gala Performance,
2000-2002 Balletto del Sud Italy,
2000-2002 Ireland Ballet,
2000-2002 Staatsoper unter den Linden Berlin
2002-03 Staatsoper unter den Linden Berlin
2003-04 Royal Swedish Ballet
2004-10 Ballet du Capitole Toulouse

Diplôme d' Etat de Professeur de Danse:  2007 Paris, "Centre National de la Danse".

Experiences as Ballet Teacher:

1999: Dance Academy, Berne
2000: Colombo Dance Factory, Zurich
2000: Berne Ballet
2001: Balletto del Sud, Lecce
2001: Colombo Dance Factory, Zurich
2002: Performance Year, Malou Fenaroli, Zurich
2003: National Opera and Ballet, Sofia
2006: Ballet du Capitole (assistant to Uwe Scholz’ s Beethoven 7th Symphony)
2007: Diplôme d’ Etat de Professeur de Danse
2007: Private coach for variations in Toulouse
2008: Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin
2009: Scuola di Ballo del Teatro alla Scala di Milano
2010: Ecole de Danse Elisabeth et Christophe Garcia, Toulouse,
2010: VMSTUDIO, Toulouse,
2010: "Centro Danza Portosole" Sanremo,
2010: "In motion dance" Sanremo,
2010: "AZ Ballet Classic" Tokyo, Japan,
2010: "Ballett Basel", Switzerland.
2010: "Dance Academy", Galina Gladkova Basel,
2010: "AZ Ballet Classic" Tokyo,
2011: "AZ Ballet Classic" Tokyo,
2011:  Hong Kong International Summer Dance School 2011, with a gala performances  “Stars of Tomorrow”,
2011: "2nd International Ballet Competition Yokosuka, Japan, as a judge and teacher,
2011: "Bangkok City Ballet", Thailand.
2011: Solo Seal Award/Royal Academy of Dance, judge for the Kingdom of Thailand nominated by Dame Antoinette Sibley President of the RAD.
2012: "Chiang Mai Ballet Academy" Kingdom of Thailand, Royal Academy of Dance grade 7 and 8, Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced Foundation and Solo Seal. Coaching female and male variations for the  "2012 Asean Ballet Competition Hong Kong".
2012: VMStudio Toulouse, France,
2012: Junior Ballet Toulouse, France.

Saul was since 2006 in further teaching training at the M.G.A.H. (today’s Ballet Academy of the Bolshoi Theater Moscow) with his ballet and pas de deux teacher, Leonid Zhdanov. Leonid Zhdanov was also consultant of his former student Tadeusz Matacz, director of the "John Cranko Schule" in Stuttgart. 

Experiences as Choreographer:

1990: Zurich Ballet, "Junge Choreographen Ballettabend", Skriabin,
1998: Milan Scala Ballet Gala, Switzerland, Prokofiev,
1999: Milan Scala Ballet Gala, Switzerland, Prokofiev, Vivaldi,
2011: "Bach 1041", Hong Kong,
2011: Coppelia PDD, Variations, Coda, Friends, Bangkok City Ballet,
2011: Paquita, male variations, female variations, Bangkok City Ballet.
2012: Contemporary Variations, "2012 Asean Ballet Competition Hong Kong".

Experiences as artistic director:

1998: organisation of tour in Switzerland with Milan Scala Ballet,
1999: organisation of tour in Switzerland with Milan Scala Ballet,

Knowledge of foreign languages:

English, French,  German, Italian, Russian (certificate of M.A.H.U., Academy of Bolshoi Theater Moscow), Spanish.

From 2004, Saul is writing articles, critics and interviews for the parisian ballet magazine "Danse", portal Ballet-Dance, and russian magazine Ballet.