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Luis Alejandro Silva Colas

About this Artist

Alejandro Silva was born in Havana, Cuba. He started his training at the School of Ballet Alejo Carpentier and then moved onto the National School of Ballet. Silva graduated as a ballet dancer and teacher and later began to work at the National Ballet of Cuba. In 2015, he became principal dancer. As a soloist he has performed in Giselle, Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, La fille mal gardée, Don Quixote and ballets by Cuban choreographers including Electra Garrigó by Gustavo Herrera, Preciosa y el aire by Alicia Alonso; Cinderella by Pedro Consuegra, Un concierto en blanco y negro by José Parés and Después del diluvio by Alberto Méndez. He danced the principal role in Afternoon of a faun by Vaslav Nijinsky and was one of the soloists in the ballet Percusión para seis hombres by Vicente Nebrada and in the duet Nous Sommes by Jimmy Gamonet. He has worked with other talented choreographers including Peter Quanz, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and Víctor Ullate. Along with his dancing career, he has also participated in many audio-visual projects.

In 2015, he joined Acosta Danza since then he has danced with the company in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States.