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Joined ABT 2016
Photo: Alex DiMattia.
Born in Madrid, Spain, Carlos Gonzalez began studying classical dance in 2005 at El Conservatorio Profesional de Danza Fortea. In 2012, he continued his training at El Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza Mariemma in Madrid. His repertoire included the peasant pas de deux from Giselle, Basilio in Don Quixote, Solor in La Bayadère, the Nutcracker Prince in The Nutcracker, Franz in Coppélia and roles in Le Corsaire, Paquita, Swan Lake, Majísimo, Jose Tirado’s A Bigas, Goyo Montero’s Alrededor no hay nada, Juan Carlos Santamaría’s Sounds and Jean-Philippe Dury’s Four Seasons. In 2013, Gonzalez placed third in the Junior Classical Dance category in the XVII International Dance Competition in Ribarroja del Turia, Spain.
Gonzalez joined American Ballet Theatre Studio Company in September 2015, became an apprentice with the main Company in December 2016, and joined the corps de ballet in June 2017. His repertoire with ABT includes the Lead Gypsy in Don Quixote, the peasant pas de deux in Giselle, Harlequin in Alexei Ratmansky’s Harlequinade, Pedro and Juan Alejandrez in Like Water for Chocolate, Recruit in Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, The Faun in The Seasons, Benno, the Spanish Dance, and the Neapolitan Dance in Swan Lake, leading roles in AFTERITE, Seven Sonatas, and Single Eye, and featured roles in Deuce Coupe, La Follia Variations, In the Upper Room, Sinfonietta, and Songs of Bukovina. He created a leading role in Desire and featured roles in Convivium and A Time There Was.
ABT is grateful to Linda and Edward Morse for supporting the Dancer Fund in honor of Carlos Gonzalez.
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