After an intense experience of training and specialization in New York and Paris, Cristiano Fagioli and Cristina Ledri which was founded in 1999 the RBR illusionisti della Danza. The Company takes its name after the Subway lines which run from Brooklyn, where Fagioli and Ledri used to live, to Manhattan. A company that is also a tribute to the great masters and places of contemporary dance. Over the years, the Dance Company has received several awards and recongnitions, like the Positano Prize, Hesperia Prize, the International Prize Re Manfredi, the Premio Michelangelo Recognition. It often acts as partner in national shows like the Opera Oscar at the Arena of Verona, the Doge ball in Venice, the Ambrosian Carnival in Milan. It takes part in advertising events for important companies such as Volkswagen, Glaxo Smith Klein, Yamaha, Virgin, Just, Antonio Marras, Velux, Byblos Art Hotel, Cattolica Assicurazioni, Tecres, Banca Mediolanum, Mario Mele & Partners, Lamborghini and Marmomac). In 2021 and 2022 the Company also signed the choreographies staged for the birthday, in Puglia (2021) and in Sicily (2022), of the international star Madonna. In 2021, the RBR illusionisti della Danza is financed by the Ministry of Culture as a Dance Production Organization.
Dancer, choreographer teacher and costume designer, Cristina starts studying classical contemporary ballet at the age of 8 in Verona and Milan, at 15 years old she passes the selections at the Royal Accademy, in 1997 she goes to New York to specialize in classical, modern, contemporary and acrobatic ballet in New York and after she studies in Paris. After these experiences she returns to Italy and teaches classical and contemporary dance. In 1999, together with Cristiano Fagioli, she created RBR illusionisti della Danza where, in addition to choreographing, personally designing the stage costumes.
Cristiano, producer, director, choreographer and dancer, starts his career at Cim in Verona studying sound and singing, to then improve abroad, first in New York and then in Paris. From these experiences it arises RBR Dance Company in 1999 which he directs with Cristina Ledri. Thus it was born “very refined Dance Company whose performances are captivating without exceeding in virtuosity”. It has become an important entity and has been recognized by the Ministry of Beni e Attività Curturali . The Company has been invited to several tv programmes. There are many productions that shoot in Italy and abroad, enjoying success with audiences and critics, in fact, numerous awards and commissions for various events will follow.