Cincinnati Ballet is a professional ballet company founded in 1963. The Company consists of 26 talented artists from around the world who perform a diverse repertoire of classical and contemporary works.
Gelfin began her ballet training with Lisa Collins Vidnovic at Metropolitan Ballet Academy. Gelfin joined Cincinnati Ballet as New Dancer for the 2014 and in February was promoted to Corps de Ballet. Gelfin was promoted to Senior Soloist in 2017, and Principal in 2018.
Liu attended the Dance College of Shanghai Theater Academy before joining Cincinnati Ballet in 2011. She was promoted to Soloist for the 2015-2016 Season and to Principal in for the 2017-2018 Season. Liu was named one of the Top 25 Dancers to Watch in 2017 by Dance Magazine.
Quenedit Castro comes to Cincinnati from the National Ballet of Cuba, where he quickly ascended to the role of principal dancer. He began his training in 2006 in Cuba at Escuela Elemental de Ballet Alejo Carpentier where he trained for five years. He then spent eight years training with the National Ballet School of Cuba.
Each year, Cincinnati Ballet conducts an audition tour to multiple U.S. cities to find the best new talent for the Company. Cincinnati Ballet also accepts videotaped audition submissions.