Llonnis del Toro Cintra, was born in 1999 in Havana, Cuba, and began his ballet career at the Fernando Alonso National Ballet School under the direction of Ramona De SaaBello. He has participated in several national and international ballet competitions, winning two silver medals and a special mention. He and was part of the National Ballet of Cuba under the direction of Alicia Alonso. Del Toro’s repertoire includes La Bayadere, Flames of Paris, Carnival of Venice, Giselle, Don Quixote, Le Corsaire, Napoli, The Talisman, Coppelia, La Fille mal Gardée, Theme and variations, Carmen, In the Shadows of a waltz, Cinderella, the Magic Flute, Earth and Moon, Sleeping Beauty,among others. He has participated in festivals in Peru, Mexico, and China and is very excited to join the company of Cincinnati Ballet.