Gilles Delellio

Company, Apprentice

Gilles Delellio, from Belgium, began dance training in tapdance and jazz and then studied ballet at 10 years of age at The Tap Show Company and Balletomania under Piotr Nardelli. At 13, he entered The Royal Ballet School of Flanders for two years and then continued his dance education at Danse Ta Vie. In June 2015 he performed as principal in Les Sylphides in Slovenia in The Nutcracker in Italy.

He also participated in summer Intensive programs including the Academie Biarritz (France), IBstage (Spain), The Washington Ballet, and in competitions in France, Italy, Germany, Greece, New York, and Korea. In 2016, in New York City at VKIBC (Valentina Kozlova  Ballet Competition) he won the silver medal in both ballet and contemporary. He was also a finalist at IBC Varna and won a special prize of Dimitar Kirov. That same year he also received a one-year scholarship as a trainee at The Washington School of Ballet. He danced with TWB in performances of The Nutcracker, Giselle, and The Dream.

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