Gabriele Ascani was born in Italy and started to study Hip Hop at the age of 19 years old.
At 20 he was accepted in the two years of professional program of Rome International Dance Academy (R.I.D.A.) under the direction of Sara Lourenco (Academie Princess Grace Monte Carlo) and Andrea Palombi (ArtEz) where he study and dance in work of many European choreographers, from ArtEz, Codarts, Folkwang, NDT, Korzo Theater and more.
He won a scholarship to study two weeks in New York City with many exponent of the Graham Technique and to perform two works in the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater; he was also invited for a year of internship in Michael Mao Dance Company and Abarukas Dance Company. Gabriele decided to refuse the commitment to continue his education in the Bachelor Program of the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main (HfMDK).
There he improved his ballet, contemporary technique and his artistic skills, dancing in works by Ayman Harper, Dieter Heitkamp, Georg Reischl, Ivan Perez, Paul White, Emanuel Gat, Johannes Wieland and Regina van Berkel.
He danced in extra school productions by Junior Ballet Frankfurt, and he made his own choreography for the ZuKT-Wintertanzprojekt 2020 in Gallus Theater.
In the spring of 2020, he will take part in the production “Idomeneo”, opera by the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin.