Benois de la Danse nominee

Daniel Camargo was born in Sorocaba, Brazil. In 2005, he began training at the John CrankoSchool and graduated in 2009. He was a student of the prominentRussian teacher Peter Pestov.

In the 2009-10 season, Daniel Camargo was accepted into the Stuttgart Ballet’s corps de ballet. After his celebrated debut in the role of Basilio in Maximiliano Guerra’s Don Quixote, he was named Soloist at the beginning of the 2012-13 season.One season later he was promoted to Principal.

In 2009,Camargo was awarded the European Most Promising Dancer Award by the EuropeanFoundation for Culture.In the 2010-11 season, he won the FutureGerman Dance Prize.In 2011, he took part in the competition for the Erik Bruhn Prize in Toronto, Canada and won the Audience Choice Award.In 2017,he won the European dance award,PositanoPremia la Danza.

Comargohas performed with several ballet companies including the Stuttgart Ballet, The Australian Ballet, the Dutch National Opera and Ballet,the Tokyo Ballet and the Mariinsky Theater.

His repertoire includes roles in ballets by such luminaries of choreography as Agrippina Waganova,Alexander Gorsky, George Balanchine, John Cranko, Hans van Manen, Jerome Robbins,Maurice Béjart, John Neumeier, JiříKylian, William Forsythe, Kenneth MacMillan, Jorma Elo,Natalia Makarova, Marcia Haydee, Douglas Lee, Reid Anderson,Glen Tetley, Peter Schaufuss, Rudi van Dantzig, Ted Brandsen and Rudolf Nureyev. But Camargo also dances in ballets by the new generation of choreographers — Wayne Eagling, Alexei Ratmansky, Demis Volpi, Christian Spuck, Mauro Bigonzetti, Marco Goecke, Edward Clug, Siri Larbi Cherkaoui, and Wayne McGregor.