LOURDES LOPEZ / ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

 
Meet the 2013-2014 Season Dancers
 

PRINCIPAL DANCERS

 
headshot_Albertson_1287170060.jpg   Tricia Albertson
Santa Cruz, California
Trained at SAB and San Francisco Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 1997.
Promoted to Principal in 2006.
 
headshot_catoya_1287419523.jpg   Mary Carmen Catoya
Caracas, Venezuela
Trained at the School of Everest Mayora Studio.
Danced with the Youth Ballet of Venezuela, Contemporary Ballet of Caracas, the Cleveland Ballet, and the National Ballet of Caracas.
Joined MCB as a Principal in 1999.
 
headshot_Cerdeiro_1287172263.jpg   Renan Cerdeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Trained at Escola de Danca Alice Arja, Compania de Ballet in Rio de Janeiro and Miami City Ballet School.  
Joined MCB as an Apprentice in 2009. 
Promoted to Principal in 2013.
 
headshot_Delgado J_1287170209.jpg   Jeanette Delgado
Miami, Florida
Trained at Liana Navarro and Vivian Tobio Ballet School, and Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a Company Apprentice in 2003.
Promoted to Principal in 2008.
 
headshot_Delgado P2_1294335933.jpg   Patricia Delgado
Miami, Florida
Trained at Miami City Ballet School, Liana Navarro and Vivian Tobio Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a Company Apprentice in 2000.
Promoted to Principal in 2007.
 
headshot_Guerra2_1294330327.jpg   Carlos Miguel Guerra
Camaguey, Cuba
Trained at the Professional School of Ballet and Plastic Arts in Camaguey.
Danced with the Professional Ballet Company of Camaguey and the Ballet Company of Santiago in Chile.
Joined MCB as a Soloist in 2001.
Promoted to Principal in 2003.
 
headshot_Kronenberg_1287171072.jpg   Jennifer Carlynn Kronenberg
Queens, New York
Trained with Teresa Aubel, Nicholas Orloff, Norman Walker, Barbara Walczack, and at SAB.
Joined MCB as a Company Apprentice in 1994.
Promoted to Principal in 2001.
 
headshot_Penteado_1287171123.jpg   Renato Penteado
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Trained at Academy of Movement, Ballet Twin's Academy, Studium Marisa Ballet, and Municipal Dance School in Sao Paulo.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 1999.
Promoted to Principal in 2004.
 
headshot_Rebello_1294329147.jpg   Kleber Rebello
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Trained at Escola de Danca Spinelli, Companhia de Brasileira de Ballet and Miami City Ballet School. 
Joined MCB as a Company Apprentice in 2010. 
Promoted to Principal in 2013.
 
headshot_reyes_1287423666.jpg   Reyneris Reyes
Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Trained at Raul Sanchez Arts School, the National School of the Arts in Havana. 
Danced with the National Ballet of Cuba, Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Boston Ballet. 
Joined MCB as a Principal in 2010.
 
 

PRINCIPAL SOLOISTS

 
headshot_Bramaz_1287171497.jpg   Didier Bramaz
Geneva, Switzerland
Trained at the Geneva Dance Center and SAB.
Danced with American Ballet Theatre.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 1996.
Promoted to Principal Soloist in 2008.
 
headshot_Manning_1287171588.jpg   Callie Manning
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
Trained with Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and SAB.
Joined MCB as a Coryphée in 1999.
Promoted to Principal Soloist in 2012.
 
 

SOLOISTS

 
headshot_Arja_1294330811.jpg   Nathalia Arja
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Trained at Escola de Danca Alice Arja, Compania de Ballet in Rio de Janeiro, and Miami City Ballet School. 
Joined MCB as a School Apprentice in 2009.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2011.
 
headshot_Lauren_1287424308.jpg   Jennifer Lauren
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Trained with Wes Chapman and Roger VanFleteren, Alabama Ballet.
Danced with Alabama Ballet.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2007.
Promoted to Soloist in 2011.
   
headshot_Lauren_1287424308.jpg   Jordan-Elizabeth Long
Blacksburg, Virginia
Danced with Royal Swedish Ballet and Het Nationale Ballet.
Joined MCB as Soloist in 2014.
   
 

CORPS DE BALLET

 
  Brianna Abruzzo
New York, NY
Trained at School of American Ballet, San Francisco Ballet School, Miami City Ballet School, Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Chautauqua Festival and with Suzanne Farrell.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2013.

 
  Michael Sean Breeden
Lexington, Kentucky
Trained at Boston Ballet, SAB, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, San Francisco Ballet School.
Danced with Boston Ballet.
Joined MCB as a Company Apprentice in 2006.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2008.
 
headshot_Bromberg_1287172098.jpg   Emily Bromberg
Boston, Massachusetts
Trained with Kirov Academy of Ballet and Boston Ballet. 
Danced with Festival Ballet Providence, Colorado Ballet and Ballet San Jose. 
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2010.
 
headshot_Carter_1302893783.jpg   Adrienne Carter
Kennesaw, Georgia
Trained at Impact Dance of Atlanta and Miami City Ballet School. 
Joined MCB as a Company Apprentice in 2010.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2011.
 
Chagas_Andrei cr_1319139975.jpg   Andrei Chagas
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Trained at Escola de Danca Alice Arja, Compania de Ballet in Rio de Janeiro and Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a Student Apprentice in 2010.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2011.
 
  Maya Collins
San Francisco, California
Trained at City Ballet School and School of American Ballet
Danced with New York City Ballet
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2011.
 
headshot_Dunlap_1287172383.jpg   Bradley Dunlap
Cleveland, Ohio
Trained at Cleveland City Dance, Cleveland School of Dance, Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a Student Apprentice in 2005.
Promoted to member of the Corps de Ballet in 2008.
 
headshot_Esty L_1287172469.jpg   Leigh-Ann Esty
Gorham, Maine
Trained at Maine State School for the Performing Arts, Miami City Ballet School.
Danced with Maine State Ballet.
Joined MCB as a Student Apprentice in 2005.
Promoted to member of the Corps de Ballet in 2007.
   
   

  Jovani Furlan
Joinville, Brazil
Trained at The Bolshoi Theater School in Brazil and Miami City Ballet School
Joined MCB as a Student Apprentice in 2011.
Promoted to Corps in 2013.
 
  Julian Duque
Medellin, Colombia
Trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet.
Danced with Tulsa Ballet II.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2014.
 
  Samantha Galler
Bedford, Massachusetts
Trained at Boston Ballet School.
Danced with the Alabama Ballet and Cincinnati Ballet.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2014.
 

  Ellen Grocki
Damascus, Maryland
Trained at Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2014.
 
ito_shimon_1319141071.jpg   Shimon Ito
New York, New York
Trained with Asako Ito Ballet School, School of American Ballet, National Ballet School of Canada, San Francisco Ballet.
Danced with Ballet San Jose
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2011
 
headshot_King2_1294330069.jpg   Rebecca King
San Ramon, California
Trained at Contra Costa Ballet, The Rock School, Miami City Ballet School, San Francisco Ballet.
Joined MCB as a Student Apprentice in 2007.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2008.
 
headshot_Knox_1287424244.jpg   Ashley Knox
Shelby Township, Michigan
Trained Rochester School of Dance (Michigan), School of American Ballet, Miami City Ballet School
Joined MCB as a Company Apprentice in 2002.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2003.
 
 
logue_suzette_1319141321.jpg   Suzette Logue
Sarasota, Florida
Trained at Sarasota Ballet, Tallahassee Ballet and at Miami City Ballet School.
Danced with Pennsylvania Ballet and Boston Ballet.
Joined MCB as a Company Apprentice in 2010.
 

  Alex Manning
State College, Pennsylvania
Trained at Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2014.
 
  Neil Marshall
New York, New York
Trained at SAB.
Danced with Pennsylvania Ballet and The Suzanne Farrell Ballet.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2007.
 
  Sarah McCahill
Harwinton, CT
Trained at Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts, Albano Ballet and Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a School Apprentice in 2011. Promoted to Corps in 2013.

 
  Lexie Overholt
Oakton, Virginia
Trained at Reston Conservatory Ballet and Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a company apprentice in 2011.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2012.
 
  Leanna Rinaldi
Oakton, Virginia
Trained at Miami City Ballet School, Franklin School of Performing Arts and Chamberlain Performing Arts.
Joined MCB as a company apprentice in 2013.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2014.
 
headshot_Piercy2_1294331010.jpg   Adriana Pierce
Verona, New Jersey
Trained at New Jersey School of Ballet and SAB.
Danced with New York City Ballet.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2010.
 

  Émilien Rivoire
Lille, France
Trained at Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2014.
 
  Nieser Zambrana
Pinar del Rio, Cuba .
Trained at Raul Sanchez Arts School, with Alejo Carpentier and The National School of the Arts in Havana.
Danced with the National Ballet of Cuba and Orlando Ballet.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2013.
 
  Ariel Rose
New York, NY.
Trained at Ballet Academy East, Fiorello LaGuardia High School for Arts and Performing Arts, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre and Boston Ballet School.
Danced with Boston Ballet, Ballet Municipal de Lima and Richmond Ballet.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2013.
 
headshot_Ruiz_1287424967.jpg   Helen Ruiz
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Trained at Julian Blanco, Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico, and SAB.
Joined MCB as a Company Apprentice in 2007.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2009.
 
  Christie Sciturro
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Trained at Juliana's Academy of Dance, The Rock School, and Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a School Apprentice in 2006.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2008.
 
  Raechel Sparreo
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Trained Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2014.
 
  Christina Spigner
Paradise Valley, Arizona
Trained at Miami City Ballet School, The School of Ballet Arizona and Master Ballet Academy.
Joined MCB in 2012 as a Company Apprentice.
Promoted to Corps in 2013.
 
headshot_Stalker_1287425799.jpg   Nicole Stalker
St. Petersburg, Florida
Trained at Cheryl Lee Studio, The Rock School, and Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a Company Apprentice in 2008.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2009.
 
headshot_swatosh_chase_cr_1329424828.jpg   Chase Swatosh
Westlake Village, California
Trained at Retters Academy of Dance, Joffrey Ballet School and School of American Ballet.
Joined MCB as a Company Apprentice in 2010.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2012.
 
  Eric Trope
Poolesville, Maryland
Trained at Maryland Youth Ballet and School of American Ballet.
Danced with Pennsylvania Ballet.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2013.
 
  Damian Zamorano
Havana, Cuba
Trained at Escuela Nacional de Ballet Alejo Carpentier, Escuela Nacional De Danza Clásica Y Contemporánea, and Miami City Ballet School.
Danced with Compañia Nacional De Danza.
Joined MCB as a member of the Corps in 2013.
 
headshot_Zien2_1294329551.jpg   Zoe Zien
New York, New York
Trained at SAB and Miami City Ballet School.
Joined MCB as a Student Apprentice in 2003.
Promoted to member of the Corps in 2005.
 
 
 
MCB Dancers in Symphonic Dances. Photo © Joe Gato.