Joined KCB in 2022
Born in São Paulo/Brazil, 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. He has choreographed works for students at Miami City Ballet School, Sarasota Ballet and Boston Ballet School. Lorena has also choreographed works for Boston Ballet II and for BB@yourhome: The Gift.
Lorena’s repertoire includes Jorma Elo’s Ruth’s Dance, 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.