Roberta Di Laura, the dancer from Taranto (Italy) who has reached success all over the world, was included among the 100 most influential personalities of the year 2020 by the american magazine Illustrated Magazine New York. The italian artist is currently in Stuttgart where she teaches dance preparing her students for dance exams and important performances. At the same time she works as professional dancer, events manager and artistic director. In May 2022 she will received the appointment of Director of the Art, Dance, Fashion and Entertainment Department of International Universum Academy She born in Taranto in 1992, is a professional dancer, teacher and choreographer, Project and Event Dance Manager, Member of the International Dance Council of Paris (UNESCO), and creator of the “Roberta Di Laura — International Dance Project”.She is graduated as professional ballerina at the Free University of Dance and Theatre of Mantua with recognition by the Ajkun Ballet Theatre of New York and she obtained a degree in “Arts and Sciences of the Performing Arts” at the Sapienza University of Rome (104/110), Master’s Degree in “Business, Marketing and Project Management (Life Learning Institute100/100), Postgraduate Course in “Management of tourist services. From tourism business management to territorial marketing” (Unitelma Sapienza Rome 80/110).Recently she has got the Professional Certificate in Leadership and Communication at Harvard (Edx Online Education).She has attended master classes with internationally renowned masters, prima ballerinas and ètoiles from the major dance academies worldwide. Among them, it is worth mentioning the participation at “Master of High Academic Classical Training for Teachers Vaganova Method” held by the teacher Irina Sitnikova (Vaganova Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia) She also took part in several stages at prestigious academies such as the School of Ballet of Scala Theatre in Milan, the School of Dance of the Opera Theatre in Rome, the School of Ballet in Rome and the National Academy of Dance in Rome.She has danced in prestigious events in Italy and in numerous countries such as: Romania, Tunisia, England, Germany, Taiwan, Morocco, Emirates. She has presented research works on dance at World Congresses in Athens, St. Petersburg, Canada, Florida, Warsaw, Ukraine, Avignon, Bahamas, Moscow and Tokyo, where she was the only Italian to send a research work on dance and to represent Italy abroad. She has received several awards and prizes including: “Premio Notte degli Oscar — Statte”, “Premio Internazionale Città di Crisalide Città di Valentino”, “Premio Nilde Iotti “, “Premio Città di Monopoli — Giovani Eccellenti”, “Premio Fiducia Adoc Taranto”, “Premio Internazionale di Cultura Re Manfredi”, “Universum Donna International Prize”, “Semper Fidelis Prize”, “Women of Apulia Prize”, “Lifetime Achievements Award, “Salento Donna Prize”, “Corriere di Taranto Prize — Women of Taranto”, “Dies Virtutis Prize”, “Ispiring Women´s Aichyci Award”. In 2020 she appeared in the international magazine “STARS” Illustrated Magazine New York among the world’s most influential personalities of the year. In 2021 she joined the World Artistic Dance Federation. At the moment she is a very appreciated dance teacher in Stuttgart where she teaches in several schools.
Ph. K. Rybczynski