GIOVANNI RAVELO

A native of Colombia, Giovanni Ravelo began his ballet training at Anna Pavlova School in Bogotá. He studied at the School of the National Ballet of Cuba and in the professional division of the Rock School for Dance Education. Giovanni was a member of National Ballet of Colombia, one of the most important folklore companies in the world. Invited to perform the role of Romeo by Ballet Theatre of Scranton in 2003, he later moved to the US as a member of Roxey Ballet, with whom he performed works created on him such as Times Square Goodbye, Lago inOthello, and in Wheels and Bodies in Motion at the Joyce Theater, NYC. Giovanni has also choreographed several pieces for Roxey Ballet, including Frida, Narcisa, Bread for Your Heart, andIn the Orchard. He has been a guest artist with Northeast Youth Ballet, Contrast Dance Theater, and Les Ballets Grandiva, and performs with Les Ballets Trockadero de Montecarlo. This is his 15th season with Roxey Ballet.