Valentin Bartes

Director of Bari International Ballet and Contemporary Competition
Arte Italia AsD-ApS Artistic Director/Choreographer

1993 : Graduate of the Romanian National Ballet School, Cluj Napoca

 - Mr. Bartes had received four gold medals at the Romanian National Ballet Competition.

1993 : Joined the Cluj National Ballet Theatre, as a soloist dancer.

1994 ~1996 : Soloist with the Croatian National Ballet Theatre in Zagreb.

1992 ~1998 : Also performed as a guest artist with the Westchester Ballet Company in New York, USA in its annual productions of The Nutcracker.

1996 : Moved to Japan as guest artist and choreographer. He has performed a leading role in many classic works, as well as choreography.

2005 : Founded Valentino Dance Center in Japan. 

2009 : Ballet master and choreographer in Ballet Theatre of Sibiu(Romania).

2010 : Guest Ballet Master at State Ballet of Georgia, Tbilisi.      

2013 : Artistic director at Studios Artedanza Rossana and International Ballet and Contemporary Dance Competition, Domenico Modugno Bari(Italy).


1995 : The year of Split <Croatian National Theater> for the role of Nurali in <The Fountain of Bakhchisarai>.

1999 : Silver Medal (Pas de deux Category) at Tokyo Shimbun Ballet Competition.