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Addul Manzano, Full-Time Faculty

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Addul Manzano, Full-Time Faculty

Addul Manzano began his ballet training at the age of eleven in Santiago de Cuba. Shortly after, he was selected to attend the National School of Ballet in Havana, Cuba. Upon graduation, Mr. Manzano was offered a position with the National Ballet of Cuba under the direction of Alicia Alonso. During that time, he toured North and South America perfoming many soloist roles in Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Cinderella, Giselle, Coppelia, Themes & Variations, Poema de Fuego, and Canto Vital. 

Since arriving in the United States, he has danced for Columbia City Ballet as a Principal, Arthur Mitchell’s Dance Theatre of Harlem in NYC where he toured the U.S., England, Ireland, Scotland, and Greece, Washington Ballet, BalletNY, Sarasota Ballet of Florida and North Carolina Dance Theatre(Charlotte Ballet). He has performed numerous principal roles including George Balanchine's Agon, Apollo, and The Four Temperaments; Jonathan Harker in Dracula; Prince Charming in Cinderella; and Snow King and Sugar Plum Cavalier in Nutcracker.  Some of Addul’s favorite performances include George Balanchine’s Rubies, Alonzo King’s SALT and Dwight Rhoden’s Artifice.

Addul has taught and choreographed for Charlotte Ballet School, Philadelphia Dance Theatre, Ballet Conservatory of Asheville, Chautauqua Ballet, and Cary Ballet Conservatory.

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