Franz - Daniel Camargo
Daniel Camargo is one of the most in-demand male dancers in the ballet world today. Born in Brazil, he trained there until 2005, when he was discovered by Tadeusz Matacz, Director of the John Cranko Schule, at the Youth America Grand Prix and was invited to continue his education in Stuttgart. He graduated in 2009.
In 2009, Daniel was invited to join Stuttgart Ballet. He became a Demi-Soloist in 2011. After his debut in the role of Basilio in Don Quijote he was promoted to Soloist in 2012. One season later, he was promoted to Principal Dancer.
In October 2009, Daniel was awarded the European Most Promising Award by the European Foundation for Culture. In 2010/11 he won the German Dance Prize Future. In 2011 he participated in the competition for the Erik Bruhn Prize in Toronto, Canada and won the Audience Choice with his partner Elisa Badenes.
Daniel joined Dutch National Ballet as a First Soloist (Principal Dancer) in 2016. He is frequently invited to perform as a Guest Artist all over the world. In 2017, he has performed in Tokyo and at the world-famous Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg.
‘Exciting, quicksilver soloist Daniel Camargo, a name to remember.’