Livan Gonzalez

Livan Gonzalez is originally from Cuba and has an extensive professional background.  Most recently he was the Principal Dancer at the Colombian National Ballet Company in Colombia. He has also danced principal roles with the Ballet Camaguey of Cuba, Cuban National Ballet, and Laura Alonso Ballet.  Some of his repertoire includes principal roles in the ballets Giselle, Don Quixote, Dracula, Sleeping Beauty, Paquita, and more.  He has participated in many international tours in Colombia, Beijing, Shanhai, Vancouver, Campinas (Brazil) and Mexico.  He studied at the National School of Ballet in Cuba with Laura Alonso and dozens of other renowned teachers and choreographers.  Livan is thrilled to be joining Virginia National Ballet as a Principal Dancer in the 2024-25 season!