Alexandre Gomes Barbosa | Company Artist
Joined OBT in 2021
Alexandre Gomes Barbosa is from Curvelo, Brazil. He attended Petite Danse School of Dance in Rio de Janeiro, under the direction of Patrícia Salgado. In 2016, he won the Bronze Medal in the “Seminário Internacional de Dança”, Brazil. In that competition he was offered a position at Sarasota Ballet, under the direction of Iain Webb, where he danced Balanchine’s full-length Jewels, Theme and Variation, Agon and many other famous Ashton ballets like The Dream and Two Pigeons. In 2018, he joined Orlando Ballet, under Robert Hill’s direction, where he got to dance in The Nutcracker, Bolero and Arcadian’s Wonderland. In 2019, with Florida Ballet he debuted as Prince in Van Flateren’s Cinderella. During these years he was able to perform in many different places, like Chile, Joinville, Maine, Naples, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.