Jorge Arceo is the Principal Dancer for The Tallahassee Ballet.
This year is his 4th year dancing as the Principal Dancer and he has performed in "The Nutcracker", "An Evening of Music and Dance" (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) and now "Swan Lake" (2018).
Jorge was born in Havana, Cuba. He began dancing at the age of nine at the same academy as Cuban dancer Narciso Medina. He completed his studies at the Escuela Provincial de Ballet and then attended The National Ballet School.
At age 19, he joined the Contemporary Dance of Cuba company, where he danced for 3 years and became a first soloist. Jorge has toured nationally and internationally with Contemporary Dance of Cuba and worked with various world-renowned choreographers.
After arriving to the U.S. in 2009, he danced with the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami and joined Las Vegas’ Rio Hotel show ND’S FUEGO. In 2010, Jorge moved to Los Angeles where he danced as a Principal for various companies including Pasadena Dance Theater, City of Angels Ballet, California Riverside Ballet and the production Silent Roar, choreographed by Zina Bethune.
Before he started dancing he was a Martial Artist and didn't think about dance until his friend got him interested....find out what peeked his interest, how he got into Ballet and what kept him motivated in moving forward in my EXCLUSIVE interview with Jorge BELOW.
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