Rosalie Cocchiaro


Rosalie began her dance training at age 3, studying ballet on a scholarship for 12 years. She began her flamenco dance training with Diana Reyes in 1998 and performed with her company before moving to Spain. She returned to Australia in 2013 after living and performing in Madrid for 10 years. There she studied at the famous Amor de Dios Academy under some of the worlds best Flamenco teachers and performed in many of Madrid’s well known Tablaos, Torres Bermejas, Cafe de Chinitas, Las Carboneras, Al Andalus and was a resident dancer at El Juglar.

Rosalie is an Ausdance qualified teacher and has taught extensively throughout Australia giving workshops and private classes. Her previous company, Flamenqueando Productions, was formed in 2014 and their show Flamenqueando won the Adelaide Fringe Dance Award that year. Flamenqueando also won the Fringe weekly award in 2016 and 2018 respectively. 

In 2015, Flamenqueando Productions’ Tabla‘ was selected by Beijing 707N – Theatre through the Honeypot Program to perform in Hangzhou, China. Flamenqueando Productions returned to China in June 2016 as invited artists for the inaugural Shanghai Fringe Festival and then again in 2019, to headline the Xintiandi Women’s Festival as part of the Shanghai Fringe.

For the past 5 years, Rosalie has become one of the principal dancers for NSW Flamenco group Bandaluzia. They regularly tour Australia and have also performed in the Sydney Festival, The Adelaide Guitar Festival, Vivid Festival and WOMAD.

February 2024