Simona Ferrazza followed her ballet education at the National Ballet Academy in Rome and
graduated in the last two years of training at the Royal Ballet School Of London.
As a student, she often participated in several productions with the Birmingham Royal Ballet, before
taking her first contract as a professional dancer with English National Ballet, where she entered as
corps de ballet and was promoted to Demi Soloist.
After eight years in this Company Simona joined the Dutch National Ballet, where she extended her
classical repertoire to the neo-classical and modern pieces that characterise this company, such as,
Balanchine, Hans Van Manen, Ted Brandsen, David Dawson, Krzysztof Pastor.
After leaving the stage, She followed the Vaganova Course taught by pedagogue, Pieter Silkin and
Grigory Chicherin. In 2012 Simona started teaching at the Nationale Ballet Academy in
Amsterdam, with the role of classical ballet docent, for ballet class, repertoire and stretching.