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Trained at the Brazilian Dance Conservatory in Rio de Janeiro, Juliano Nunes (b. 1990) furthered his studies at the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts in Germany with a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts. Joining Companies such as Royal Ballet of Flanders, Leipzig Opera Ballet, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, and Stuttgart Gauthier Dance, he has worked with numerous choreographers including William Forsythe, Christopher Wheeldon, Hans van Manen, Jiří Kylián, Ohad Naharin, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Yuri Grigorovich, Akram Khan, and others. He has received critical acclaim for his own choreography and has created pieces for the Royal Ballet in London, Nederlands Dans Theater 2, Mariinsky Theater, Norwegian National Ballet, Zürich Ballet, Ballet Jazz de Montreal, Acosta Danza, Pennsylvania Ballet, and Atlanta Ballet. He also choreographed for a new Netflix series Tiny Pretty Things and worked with FKA Twigs for a special performance at the Jimmy Fallon Late Night Show.
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