Azzurra started her training in ballet and contemporary in Florence, before moving to the UK to continue her training at London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) from 2003 to 2006. In 2006-07 she was part of EDge Dance Company, whilst there she already started working professionally as a freelance artist, which carried on after. During that time Azzurra worked with Rosemary Lee, Jonathan Lunn, Freddie Opoku-Addaie, ENO, ROH.
In 2008 she joined Henri Oguike Dance Company and then moved to Leeds in 2009, joining Phoenix Dance Theatre where she stayed until 2013, whilst there she danced with many choreographers, including Lost Dog, Douglas Thorpe, Aletta Collins, Richard Alston and she has continued pursuing her choreographic interests. In 2012 Azzurra was released by Phoenix Dance theatre to work with Akram Khan Company for the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics. Since leaving the Company in 2013 she has worked in the UK, China and Belgium with choreographers like Kim Brandstrup, James Cousins, Jorge Crecis, Carlos Pons (De Nada Danza), Opera North, Vincent Dance Theatre and Luca Silvestrini amongst others.
In 2012 she graduated with Distinction in an MA in Contemporary Dance from LCDS, she was nominated for Outstanding Female Performer (Contemporary) at the 2012 Critics' Circle Awards and in 2014 she was awarded the Leadership Mentoring Scheme from Dance UK.
Azzurra is a public speaker, mentor, dance consultant and teaches extensively to conservatoires, colleges, youth groups and professional companies.