Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
Joined OKC Ballet in 2017
Susan E. Brackett and Gregg Wadley
Alejandro González, from Caracas, Venezuela, began his training at the Gustavo Franklin School followed by Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy. While with Houston Ballet, he performed in John Neumeier’s Yondering, and in Ben Stevenson’s The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker. He also danced in Stanton Welch’s Long and Winding Road, The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, and Brigade.
González began with Oklahoma City Ballet in 2017 as a Summer Intensive student, then he was asked to join the studio company for the 2017/18 season. He was offered an apprenticeship in 2018, promoted to corps de ballet in 2019, and was named soloist in 2021.
His repertoire includes works by Robert Mills, August Bournonville, Jiří Kylián, Helen Pickett, Septime Webre, Cayetano Soto, and Michael Pink. González’s favorite roles include Bell Boy in Michael Pink’s Dracula, Nutcracker Prince in Robert Mills’ 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), and featured in Pointe Magazine’s “2020 Stars of the Corps”.