(Milan, 15 August 1941) is an Italian dancer. She is a student of the dance school of the theater # nbsp; La Scala, she graduates in her city in 1958 and thanks to a scholarship she moves to Russia where she will perfect her art. She will debut with # nbsp; Swan Lake getting excellent reviews. You have played the most challenging roles in classical dance literature. She is president, as well as founder together with Marinel Stefanescu and his wife Louise Ann Smith, of the Classical Ballet Association, a non-profit organization that has officially existed since 1978 based in Reggio Emilia.