The Italian Duccio Tariello completed his training in 2018 at the Tanz Akademie Zürich under the direction of Oliver Matz and Steffi Scherzer. In 2017 he won the silver medal at the international dance competition »Tanzolymp« in Berlin. In 2018/19 he became a member of the NRW Junior Ballet and danced in productions of the Dortmund Ballet and Opera, including »Inferno« and »Swan Lake« by ballet director Xinpeng Wang, »Black Swan« by Marco Goecke and in Philip Glass’ »Akhenaton« directed and choreographed by Giuseppe Spota.
Since the 2020/21 season Duccio Tariello has been a member of the Corps the ballet of the Vienna State Ballet. In the 2023/24 season, he was appointed demi-soloist. His Viennese repertoire comprises friend of the prince in Rudolf Nureyev's »Swan Lake«, roles in Jerome Robbinsʼ »The Concert« and »Glass Pieces«, Lucinda Childsʼ »Concerto«, Anne Teresa De Keersmaekerʼs »Große Fuge«, Hans van Manenʼs »Four Schumann Pieces«, Mark Morrisʼ »Beaux«, Ohad Naharinʼs »Tabula Rasa«, John Crankoʼs »Onegin« and Frederick Ashtonʼs »La Fille mal gardée«. He also danced in choreographies by George Balanchine and Martin Schläpfer – such as »Lontano« and two pairs in »The Sleeping Beauty« –, as well as in the world premieres of Marco Goeckeʼs »Fly Paper Bird« and Andrey Kaydanovskiyʼs »lux umbra«.