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Marcelo Gomes
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ABT principal dancer Marcelo Gomes, Robin Broidy, ABT director of development Peter Lyden, ABT executive director Rachel Moore, Ed Fox at "An Evening in San Marino" to benefit ABT.
Biography

Marcelo Gomes is a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre.

Background:
Marcelo Gomes, a native of Brazil, was born in Manaus and raised in Rio de Janeiro, where he began his dance studies at the Helena Lobato and Dalal Achcar Ballet Schools. He went on to study at The Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, Florida, and at the schools of the Paris Opera Ballet, Houston Ballet, Boston Ballet, and Cuballet.

Gomes joined American Ballet Theatre in 1997 as a member of the corps de ballet. His roles with the Company include Solor in La Bayadre,the first and third movements in Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1, the Prince Charming in Cinderella, Franz in Copplia, Conrad, Ali, the Slave and Lankendem in Le Corsaire, Espada and Basilio in Don Quixote, Oberon and Lysander in The Dream, Henry in Christopher Wheeldons VIII, the third sailor in Fancy Free, Albrecht and the peasant pas de deux in Giselle, The Man (Heaven) and Fortune in HereAfter, Des Grieux and Lescaut in Manon, Danilo and Camille in The Merry Widow, the pas de deux My Funny Valentine, the Cavalier in The Nutcracker, His Imperial Excellency in Offenbach in the Underworld, Onegin and Prince Gremin in Onegin, thello in Othello, the Moor in Petrouchka, The Man From the House Opposite in Pillar of Fire, Jeanne de Brienne and Abderakman in Raymonda, Rogue in Rabbit and Rogue, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, a Lover in Sin and Tonic, Sinatra Suite, Prince Dsir in The Sleeping Beauty, Prince Siegfried and von Rothbart in Act III of Kevin McKenzies production of Swan Lake, Aminta and Orion in Sylvia, the second movement in Symphony in C, Lucentio in The Taming of the Shrew, the Sylvia Pas de Deux, the Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux and leading roles in Amazed in Burning Dreams, Ballet Imperial, Baroque Game, The Brahms/Haydn Variations, Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1, Diversion of Angels, Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes, tudes, Gong, In The Upper Room, Jabula, Petite Mort, Sinfonietta, Les Sylphides, Symphonic Variations, Theme and Variations, Within You Without You: A Tribute to George Harrison and workwithinwork.

He created Aktaion in Artemis, the Portrait in Dorian, Death in HereAfter and leading roles in Black Tuesday, C. to C. (Close to Chuck), Clear, Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra, From Here On Out, and Glow - Stop.

Gomes was promoted to Soloist in August 2000 and Principal Dancer in August 2002.

Affiliations/Honors/Awards
Prize winner at Lausanne (Hope Prize, 1996)
Awarded second place at the National Society of Arts and Letters in 1994
Awarded second place at the Winter Festival in Brazil (1993)

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1.Carmen Barth
2.Craig Salstein
3.Ed Fox
4.Emily Barth
5.Isabella Boylston
6.Jacqueline Weld Drake
7.Kevin McKenzie
8.Prince Dimitri
9.Rachel Moore
10.Robin Broidy
Internal Links
1.Image Gallery: HSUS Make History Gala
2.Image Gallery: ABT 2010 Spring Gala
3.Image Gallery: Casita Maria FIESTA 2009
4.Image Gallery: ABT 2009 Fall Gala
5.Image Gallery: ABT Culinary Pas de Deux
6.Calendar: American Ballet Theatre - 2009 Culinary Pas De Deux
7.Image Gallery: ABT 2008 Fall Season Gala
8.Image Gallery: American Ballet Theatre An Evening in San Marino
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