Walter Ferrero

Walter Ferrero, a French citizen with a Spanish mother, an Italian father, a Swedish wife, and two American boys, is fluent in four languages. From working as a chef in Paris, to a performance artist in the city's subways, Ferrero made his way to the United States in search of a theater education. After graduating from Trinity Rep Conservatory, he spent two years with Sweden's Earth Circus Theater Company. He eventually returning to Rhode Island to became a founding member of the award winning Everett Dance Company. Among their honors, Everett recently received the 1996 New York Dance and Performance Bessie Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement, the first Pell Award for Dance, and numerous grants from the Rhode Island State Arts Council of the Arts. Beyond Everett, Ferrero maintains a career as a professional clown/stilt walker, teaches creative movement for youths and recently premiered Roll, a piece for four dancers on in-line skates.