After being promoted to Prima ballerina at La Scala in Milan at the age of 23, Petra Conti joined Boston Ballet as a Principal Dancer in 2013. After surviving kidney cancer, she has moved to California, and danced as Principal with the Los Angeles Ballet. Now Petra travels the world as a freelance Principal Dancer,and is the founding Artistic Director of the HOLLYWOOD BALLET!
She has quickly become a very influential artist on social media, inspiring thousands of followers and creating a refreshing "ballet momentum". Vogue.com has featured Petra amongst the Best Beauty Instagrams of the week (December 16, 2018) .
Her personal story inspires hundreds of people everyday. Petra Conti's name has become a symbol of strength, grace, perseverance, courage, passion, and love.
Follow her world-wide travels, and her daily ballerina life on her Instagram account @petraconti
Join Petra Conti on her mission to help fight childhood cancer.
Petra is a cancer survivor, an international humanitarian, and advocate for fellow sufferers, especially children, and families.
Petra has successfully concluded her first two years of Pointe Shoes for a Cure, outmatching the original goal of $10,000 donated to CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER. She invented a new way to raise awareness and funds to help children with cancer have a future by giving away her most precious ballerina tools to generous donors! Click here to donate or just to learn more about how Petra raises money by giving away her signed pointe shoes!
Petra for SELF Magazine
Watch Petra's latest collaboration with Zach King!
The petra conti show
On May 18th, 2019 the first ever Petra Conti Show premiered in Downtown Los Angeles, at the Zipper Hall.
Together with Conductor Daniel Suk and his Dream Orchestra, Petra Conti starred in I'M GONNA LIVE FOREVER, an original show that unites the beauty of performing arts (dance, live music and vocals) to create an evening of pure artistry and unforgettable emotions.
Petra Conti reveals her personal story about fighting cancer.
Diagnosed with Kidney Cancer in April 2016, Petra is now back , cancer-free and stronger than before, after a successful surgery, and many months of recovery.
Personalized message video from Petra Conti!
You can now request a personalized video message from Petra Conti.
Do you want Petra to wish a happy birthday to your loved one? Send an encouragement message before a show to your friend? Or a "get-better" video for a person in therapy?
Shout-outs and personalized videos by Petra Conti are available in English, Italian, Polish and Russian!