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Originally from Palermo, Italy, Ornella started her dance training at the age of 3, with Melissa Mackie of the Royal Ballet School, Lilli Russo (ballet) and Daniela Donato (contemporary). She was part of the youth dancers company at Massimo Theatre  and gained work experience as dancer in Palermo Operas. She studies at The Opus Ballet Contemporary school  in Florence where she had the privilege of dancing for international choreographers from around the world.

After moving to London in 2014, she graduated from the West Thames College with HE Dance Course. She has collaborated with the Emmeline Cresswell Dance Company and Sketch Dance Company on multiple creative dance projects. In 2016 she taught adults ballet  classes at West Thames College and recently  started studying a new dance fusion of Contemporary and Capoeira classes. In 2019 she  started teaching children at Ballet North School,  preparing children for the IDTA exams. She is also currently studying at Royal Academy Dance where she will become qualifies to teach the RAD ballet syllabus.

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