Christopher Costantini, a native of Milan, Italy, started his dance training at Princeton Ballet School at the age of 12. After attending summer courses at American Ballet Theatre in New York City, he completed his pre-professional studies at San Francisco Ballet School on full scholarship. Upon graduation, Mr. Constantini appeared with the Paris Opera Ballet in Maurice Béjart’s Bolero for the company’s 2012 North American tour. Mr. Costantini subsequently joined Oregon Ballet Theatre as a company dancer, where he danced for two years under the direction of Christopher Stowell and Kevin Irving. Mr. Costantini continued to dance professionally with Kansas City Ballet from 2014 to 2021 and recently premiered a unique choreographic work, Tenebra, which was presented in Kansas City Ballet’s Spring 2021 digital program.