Born in Torre del Greco, Naples, Italy, Mario started his ballet training at Ars Movendi with Rita Stabile. He then studied 4 years at Real Teatro di San Carlo of Naples under the direction of Anna Razzi. He received a full scholarship at the English National Ballet School under the direction of Samira Saidi, studying with Chris Lee Wright, Olivier Wecxsteen, Ivan Dinev, Paul Lewis, Alen Bottaini and Irek Mukhamedov. He performed with English National Ballet in The Nutcracker (2014), and graduated in July 2015. Last season he performed with TBII dancing in On Your Radar and Emerging Choreographers Showcase, and with Tulsa Ballet in The Taming of the Shrew (Cranko), The Nutcracker (Angelini), and Romeo and Juliet (Liang).