Alejandro Virelles

PRINCIPAL DANCER

born in Cuba

BALLET EDUCATION

National Ballet School of Cuba

COMPETITIONS | AWARDS

2002 International Ballet Competition of Ballet Schools, Havanna (Gold medal, Special Prize) 2004 Varna International Competition (Silver medal) /// 2004 International Ballet Competition of Ballet Schools, Havanna (Gold medal)

ENGAGEMENTS

Until 2009 Cuban Nation Ballet (Principal Dancer) /// 2009-2014 Barcelona Ballet and Boston Ballet /// 2014 English National Ballet (Principal Dancer) /// 2017 Bayerisches Staatsballett (Principal Dancer) /// 2018 Staatsballett Berlin (Principal Dancer)

REPERTORY

Marius Petipa: »Swan Lake« (Siegfried), »Raymonda« (Solo), »Sleeping Beauty« (Prince Desiré); Jean Coralli/Jules Perrot: »Giselle« (Albrecht), Ronald Hynd: »Coppélia« (Franz); Frederick Ashton: »Cinderella« (Prince); George Balanchine: »Jewels« (»Diamonds«, »Emerald«)

REPERTORY IN BERLIN

Alexei Ratmansky: »La Bayadère« (Solor); George Balanchine: »Theme and Variations« (»Balanchine | Forsythe | Siegal«), »Jewels« (»Diamonds« Pas de deux); Patrice Bart: »Swan Lake« (Prince Sigfried); John Cranko: »Romeo and Juliet« (Romeo); August Bournonville: »La Sylphide« (James)

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

Guest performances in Russia, the United States and South America