Rodrigo Almarales trained with National Ballet School (Cuba), National Ballet School (Mexico), National Ballet School (Canada) and Hamburg Ballet School. Rodrigo performed as a soloist from 2007 to 2009 with the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Germany and was a top-seven finalist on Italian television show “Amici” in 2009. He spent the 2010-2011 season with Boston Ballet before joining Cincinnati Ballet in 2011. Rodrigo’s extensive performance experience includes full-length ballets such as The Nutcracker, Giselle, Swan Lake, Cinderella, Don Quixote and The Sleeping Beauty. He was a Bronze Medal recipient in the Varna International Ballet Competition in 2008 and in the Korea International Ballet Competition in 2009. In 2012 he was the silver medal recipient for the Helsinki International Ballet competition. He has performed in multiple international galas and has performed principal roles with the Mongolian National Ballet and the Tokyo Komaki Ballet. In 2016, Almarales staged an international ballet star gala, Ballet Royalty Gala, in Havana, Cuba. He is also the CEO and Designer of Improvedance LLC.
Experience a sampling from The Kaplan New Works Series, on stage until April 30, in these slow motion clips from Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Eros Redux.