Ludovico Pace


Ludovico Pace was born in Rome and grew up there and in Paris. At the age of nine he received his first ballet training at the Académie Chaptal in Paris, one year later he attended the Ballet School of the Paris Opera. From 2002 to 2006 he continued his education at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris. In 2006 after competing at Prix de Lausanne, he came to Stuttgart, where he attended the John Cranko Schule and graduated in 2008.

In the season 2008/09 he was taken into the Corps de ballet of the Stuttgart Ballet we he danced for all of his dancing career.

His personal repertoire with the Stuttgart Ballet includes solo roles such as, Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée), Gaité Parisienne (Maurice Bejart), Krabat and Salome (Demis Volpi), La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss), Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake, The Taming of the Shrew and Initials R.B.M.E (John Cranko), Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck) and The Second Details (William Forsythe)

He also created works with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Christian Spuck, Bridget Breiner, Edward Clug, Jorma Elo,Louis Stiens and creations and ballets from Marco Goecke. He also participated also in various galas around the world.

He started assisting Louis Stiens in 2014 for his first major work for the Stuttgart Ballet, he has done all of Louis’s works since then.

In 2016 Marco Goecke asked him to assist him in a new creation for the John Cranko school, that lead him to become Marco assistant for further works for the company and outside.

He also coaches many principals from the Stuttgart Ballet, such as Freidemann Vogel, Alicia Amatriain, Elisa Badenes, David Moore, Daniel Camargo for their Galas and Guest performances in other companies.

Since leaving the Stuttgart Ballet in 2018, he has been setting Marco Goecke’s works in companies such as L’Opera National de Paris, Greek National Ballet, Nurnberg Staastheater and others as well as guest teaching in different companies.

He is a Ballet master with the Staatstheater Hannover since the 2019/2020 season under the direction of Marco Goecke.