Since 1999 he has been a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF.
Just when you thought the Roberto Bolle madness had finished, it hasn’t even warmed up!
In 2007 he performed for the first time with ABT as a guest artist, on the occasion of Alessandra Ferri’s farewell performance.
For the 2009 spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City, Bolle performed as a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre: the first time that a male Italian dancer joined the company as a principal.
He also mentioned his buddy, Bruce Weber, who recently photographed him in a special 40-page sports gazette edition of Arena Homme Summer/Autumn.
[See below for amazing pictures] Weber is an American photographer who is best known for his super secksay & controversial Abercrombie & Fitch and Calvin Klein ad campaigns and also takes some mean photos of his adorable dawgs (we'll prolly ask our main man Juergen Teller to shoot our book jacket photo but dear Bruce you remain one of our faves).
Take out the popcorn and change into something more comfortable.
Roberto Bolle has been fluffing publicity for almost everything these days, including a current touring dance gala called, “Roberto Bolle & Friends”.
He left that position when he was 21 to pursue a freelance career.Bolle danced at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin where he performed a solo created for him by Enzo Cosimi.The ceremony was broadcast worldwide and seen by 2.5 billion people.In October 2000 he opened the season at Covent Garden Opera House in London performing Swan Lake, and in November he was invited by the Bolshoi Ballet to celebrate Maya Plisetskaya's 75th anniversary in the presence of President Vladimir Putin.In June 2002, on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth's Golden Jubilee, he danced the Swan Lake Act III pas de deux with Royal Ballet principal dancer Zenaida Yanowsky in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in the presence of the Queen.It’s a two-part show consisting of 12 modern and traditional ballet pieces -- On his excellent physique: “My physique is my winning card.