Gianluca Benedetti began his training at La Sylphide in his hometown San Felice Circeo, Italy. He studied for five years in Parma, Italy, at the Professione Danza Parma. He competed at the Youth America Grand Prix (New York Finals), the International Competition Tanzolymp (Germany), and the Prix de Lausanne (Switzerland). He won the bronze medal at the XXI International Meeting of Academies for Ballet Teaching in Cuba. He also attended summer intensives at the Royal Ballet School and the English National Ballet School. In 2016, he joined the Houston Ballet Academy, where he was given the opportunity to work with the second company and perform works by Stanton Welch and others. He joined TBII in 2018.