Dança Clássica C / Classical Dance C Variações Rapazes / Boys Variations
Formado pela Academia Nacional de Roma. Em 1980, dançou no Teatro de Florença em Itália. Foi estudar para Paris, França. Depois de completar os estudos em Paris, dançou como solista no na Alemanha na Staatstheater Saarbrücken, na Opernhaus Dortmund. Aqui recebeu o prémio de melhor artista. Em 1988, dançou na Oper der Stadt Bonn, Germany, onde permaneceu até 1992. Mudou-se para a Suiça onde dançou no Teatro Basel, durante dois anos. Começou a dançar com o New National Ballet of Japan e com o Japan Ballet Association onde dançou papéis principais tais como Carabosse da “Bela Adormecida”, Drosselmeyer do “Quebra Nozes” e da “Cinderela”. Em 1995 estabeleceu-se na Acri-Horimoto Ballet Academy no Japão. Desde aí, os seus alunos ganharam vários prémios em competições internacionais como o Prix de Lausanne e o Japan Grand Prix. Em 2012, recebeu o Saitama Global Award pelo seu excelente trabalho com os alunos em Saitama.
Massimo Acri graduated from the Rome National Academy Ballet School. In 1980, he danced at the Florence State Theatre in Italy and danced with them for three years. After that, he went to study ballet in Paris, France. After completing his course, Massimo danced at the Staatstheater Saarbrücken in Germany as a soloist in 1984. He then transferred to the Opernhaus Dortmund (Germany) also as a soloist in the following year. During the same year, he received an award as the best artist there. In 1988, he danced in the Oper der Stadt Bonn, Germany, for four years. He then moved to Switzerland in 1992 and danced at Theater Basel for two years. He then started performing with the New National Ballet of Japan as well as the Japan Ballet Association as major character roles such as Carabosse from “The Sleeping Beauty”, Drosselmeyer from “The Nutcracker”, and Cinderella’s evil step-sisters from “Cinderella”. He then established the Acri-Horimoto Ballet Academy in Japan along with his wife, Miwa Acri, in 1995. Since then, his students have won various awards from major competitions nationally and internationally, such as the Prix de Lausanne and Japan Grand Prix. In 2012, he received the Saitama Global Award for his excellent work in teaching ballet to students in Saitama.