Joined KCB in 2022
Born in São Paulo/Brazil, Dancer, Choreographer and Photographer Gabriel Lorena started his ballet training at the Municipal Theater of São Paulo at age 13. In 2016, he received a full scholarship to train as a pre-professional student at Miami City Ballet School under the direction of Arantxa Ochoa. In 2019, he joined Sarasota Ballet as an apprentice and in 2020 he joined Boston Ballet II. Mr. Lorena has created works for Kansas City Ballet’s New Moves, Boston Ballet II, Moving Arts featuring dancers from Cincinnati Ballet and Kansas City Ballet, BostonBallet@yourhome: The Gift, Miami City Ballet School, Boston Ballet School and for companies in Brazil.
Mr. Lorena’s repertoire includes Alexander Ekman’s Cacti, Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort, Jorma Elo’s Ruth’s Dance, Andonis Foniadakis’s Someone Else, Mikko Nissinen’s Swan Lake, Lia Cirio’s Lenore, Sir Frederick Ashton’s Les Rendezvous, George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Theme and Variations, and Western Symphony, and Paul Taylor’s Brandenburgs.