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Virginia Lensi

Milan, Italy

Joined ABT 2017

Biography

Virginia Lensi was born in Milan, Italy, and began her training at the age of three.  At eleven, Lensi joined La Scala Ballet School. While training, she performed roles in The Nutcracker, Serenade, Who Cares, Les Sylphides, Paquita and Gaîté Parisienne at Teatro alla La Scala.  Lensi also danced a soloist role in Naples at the Streheler Theatre and the Rose Adagio as part of La Scala Ballet School’s 2015 exposition.  In 2015, she attended American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive in New York and began training at the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School.

Lensi joined ABT Studio Company in January 2016, became an apprentice with the main Company in November 2017 and joined the corps de ballet in January 2018.

Photo: Rachel Neville

Milestones

2015

Participated in ABT Summer Intensive 2015 - 2016

2015

Trained at the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School September 2015 - January 2016

2016

Joined ABT Studio Company January 2016

2017

Joined ABT as Apprentice November 2017

2018

Joined Corps de Ballet January 2018