Luca De-Poli was born in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he began his training at the age of 14. Luca trained with Ballet Florida’s school under the direction of Marie Hale and also attended A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts under the direction of Jan Goetz. Luca attended the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music as a ballet major and graduated in May 2015. De-Poli joined Cincinnati Ballet Second Company for the 2015-2016 season and was promoted to Apprentice the following year. During his Apprentice season, De-Poli danced a world premiere by Ma Cong, Minus 16 by Ohad Naharin and debuted the title role Zeus in the North American premiere of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Eros Redux. He was promoted to New Dancer for the 2017-2018 season.