Davide Riccardo is a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet. He was born in Messina, Italy and began his dance training at the age of 5 at the Istituto Regionale Della Danza in Messina, Italy under the direction of Emma Prioli. In 2012, he began training at the Rome Opera Ballet School. He entered the School of American Ballet, NYCB’s official school, as a full-time student in the fall of 2015. In August 2018, he became an apprentice with the Company. Mr. Riccardo joined NYCB as a member of the corps de ballet in January 2019. In 2018, as a student at SAB, Mr. Riccardo received the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise and the Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists.