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Sergio Torrado

Sergio Torrado


Born in Madrid, Spain, Sergio began his training at the age of seven. He attended the San Francisco Ballet School before joining San Francisco Ballet as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 1999. He was promoted to soloist in 2003. He joined Pennsylvania Ballet in 2007 as a soloist and was promoted to principal the following year. He joined Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2011.

Sergio has danced lead roles in classic ballets both in Spain and in the United States, including Basilio in Don Quixote, Albrecht in Giselle, and the pas de trois in Swan Lake. His Balanchine works include Sanguinic in The Four Temperaments, Allegro Brillante, Ballo Della Regina, Serenade, Emeralds in Jewels, and the Prince and Snow King inThe Nutcracker. In his first season with RNZB, Sergio performed the role of Prince Désiré in The Meridian Season of The Sleeping Beauty.

Sergio appeared along side Natalie Portman in the 2010 film Black Swan.

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