Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
Joined OKC Ballet in 2017
Susan E. Brackett and Gregg Wadley
Alejandro González, originally from Caracas, Miranda, Venezuela, trained with Isabel Franklin and Gloriant Herrera at the Gustavo Franklin School, followed by two years of training at the Houston Ballet Academy under Shelly Power, School Director. González joined Oklahoma City Ballet as a Studio Company dancer in 2017 and was offered an apprenticeship in 2018. He was promoted to corps de ballet in 2019, and was named soloist in 2021.
His repertoire includes works by Stanton Welch, Ben Stevenson, August Bournonville, Ryan Jolicoeur-Nye, Jerome Robbins, Jiří Kylián, Helen Pickett, Septime Webre, Robert Mills, Cayetano Soto, Nicolo Fonte, Jessica Lang, and Michael Pink.
González’s favorite roles include Bell Boy in Michael Pink’s Dracula, Nutcracker Prince and Cavalier in The Nutcracker, and Conrad in Le Corsaire pas de deux.
González was awarded Gold Medalist in 2016 at CIBC (Concurso Internacional de Ballet Clasico), Gold Medalist in 2020 at MIBC (Miami International Ballet Competition), featured in Pointe Magazine’s “2020 Stars of the Corps,” and was nominated “NextGenerationUnder 30” in 2020.
In additional to his carrier as a dancer, González is part of the faculty of the Oklahoma City Ballet Yvonne Chouteau School.