Ilaria Loria

She began her ballet studies in 1993 at the Dance Centre, directed by Stefania Zanatta, in Casale Monferrato and went on her regular training courses with master Philippe Pierson.

At the age of 18 she moved to Torino to study ballet and contemporary dance with Matilde Demarchi and Annagrazia D’Antico at Arkè Danza Torino, deepening the study of Graham, Horton and Humphrey techniques, while continuing the study of ballet at the Scuola del Teatro Nuovo.

In Torino she met Master Leonard Ajkun who invited her as a dancer at the Ajkun Ballet Theatre in New York in 2006. She attended the L.U.D.T. and obtained a degree in technical education with 110/110 cum laude with a thesis on dancers' nutrition.

In 2010 she began to approach the teaching of ballet, working alongside the director of the school "Danzarte" in Casale Monferrato. In 2012 she collaborated as a dancer in the production of the musical Nôtre Dame with the Company Ostinata Passione. In the same year she began the study of the Pilates Technique "mat work" with FIF, and perfected herself by studying with Matilde Demarchi, according to the NINETEEN HUNDRED PILATESANDANCE method, while continuing her collaboration as a ballet teacher in the academic courses of the school Danzarte.

She currently works as ballet teacher in several schools and holds pilates and stretching courses for dancers.