Yannis Gantsios

Born in Drama, Northern Greece, he studied at the Elena Angelova-Kalfopoulou – Labrini Kalfopoulou Dance School and at the Professional Dance School of the Greek National Opera (teaching diploma with honours). Since 2018 he has been a member of the Greek National Opera Ballet. He has danced in performances of the Professional Dance School as well as of the Greek National Opera Ballet. He has participated in competitions in Greece and abroad and has received numerous distinctions. In 2013 he won a scholarship from Henny Jurriëns Foundation in Amsterdam for ballet and modern dance lessons. He has worked with such choreographers and dancers as Andonis Foniadakis, Konstantinos Rigos, Daphnis Kokkinos, Athanassia Kanellopoulou, Myrto Grapsa, Markella Manoliadi, Nina Botkay, Sascha Radetsky, etc. He has attended seminars with Kiril Ivanov, Omar Gordon, Daphnis Kokkinos, Olga Spyraki, Didier Chape, Manuel Ronda, etc.