Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela

Joined OKC Ballet in 2017

Sponsored by:
Sussan E. Brackett and Gregg Wadley

Alejandro González

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 started his career with Oklahoma City Ballet in 2017 as a studio company member, then was offered an apprenticeship in 2018, promoted to corps de ballet in 2019, to soloist in 2021, and to principal dancer in 2023.

His repertoire includes works by Stanton Welch, Ben Stevenson, August Bournonville, Ryan Jolicoeur-Nye, Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Jiří Kylián, Helen Pickett, Val Caniparoli, Septime Webre, Robert Mills, Gerald Arpino, Cayetano Soto, Nicolo Fonte, Jessica Lang, and Michael Pink.

González’s favorite roles include Armand in Val Caniparoli's Lady of the Camellias, Prince Charming in Ryan Jolicoeur-Nye's Cinderella and Bell Boy in Michael Pink’s Dracula.

González was awarded Gold Medalist in 2016 at CIBC (Concurso Internacional de Ballet Clásico), Gold Medalist in 2020 at MIBC (Miami International Ballet Competition), featured in Pointe Magazine’s “2020 Stars of the Corps,” nominated “NextGenerationUnder 30” in 2020 and most recently a Semi-Finalist at XII USA IBC 2023 (USA International Ballet Competition).

In addition to his career as a dancer, González is part of the faculty of the Oklahoma City Ballet Yvonne Chouteau School.