Born in Palermo, Italy, Duilio Ingraffia graduated from the Ballet School of the Opera Theatre in Rome, after completing his studies at the ballet school Balletto di Roma, being awarded as a dancer in the contemporary sections in many international dance competitions in Italy.
He worked as a soloist dancer in several Italian contemporary and neoclassical ballet companies among which Astra Roma Ballet, Balletto di Milano, Jas Art Company, Balletto di Roma, Arena di Verona, Teatro dell’ Opera di Roma, performing in classical and contemporary ballet and opera productions signed by renowned Italian and international choreographers and directors such as Robert Wilson, Franco Zeffirelli, Beppe Menegatti, Giorgio Madia, Susanna Egri, Maria Grazia Garofoli, Massimo Volpini, Ruben Celiberti, Adriana Mortelliti, Luc Bouy, and Nikos Lagousakos.
In 2013 he joined the Croatian National Ballet Company in Zagreb, performing the major titles of the classical, neoclassical, and contemporary ballet repertoire as a corps de ballet member and demi-soloist. He has performed as well in many ballets around the world including Russia, Germany, Romania, and Spain.
He cooperated with the Krakow Opera Theatre as assistant choreographer in Giorgio Madia’s production A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He also participated as an assistant choreographer for Giorgio Madia’s piece and video project “Social Distancing” and more recently he cooperated with the NDM “National-Silesian Theatre” as ballet master and assistant choreographer in Giorgio Madia’s ballet production Coppelia.
He currently works as a guest teacher and repetiteur at the Krakow Opera Theatre and at the National-SilesianTheatre in Ostrava and participates in many ballet events as a freelance artist, actively cooperating as an assistant choreographer for ballet productions around Europe and as a guest teacher in different ballet schools in
Italy and Croatia.