Ballet & Contemporary
International dancer Alejandro Ulloa began his professional career in Managua, Nicaragua. Under the direction of Maestro William Herrera, Alejandro quickly became principal dancer of Gran Ballet Quetzaltnahuatl. Alejandro trained at the Escuela Nacional de Ballet, and then joined the Compañía Ballet de Nicaragua where he became a principal dancer. In 2010, Alejandro was invited to be part of the contemporary company Danza Contemporánea Universitaria UNAN-Managua.
In 2012 he joined the Mystic Ballet located in Mystic Connecticut where he danced principal roles choreographed by Sergei Vanaev, Brian Enos, Gabrielle Lamb and Lauren Edson, performed in venues such as: MGM Foxwoods Casino, Jacob’s Pillow Festival, APAP Festival in NYC, Bitef Theather and Terazije Theater in Belgrade, Serbia.
In 2015, Alejandro and Maestro Herrera launched the first ballet and neoclassical ensemble in any Nicaraguan University, where Alejandro became the Cultural Promoter for the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua, as well as Director for the “Taller de Líneas Clásicas”. In this year he also became co-producer, teacher and choreographer for Compañía Ballet de Nicaragua and Gran Ballet Quetzalatnahuatl, as well as ballet and contemporary professor at the Escuela Nacional de Ballet de Nicaragua.
Alejandro was principal dancer for the 40th and 45th anniversary of Teatro Nacional Ruben Dario- Nicaragua, as well as guest artist for the 50th anniversary of Universidad de Campeche-Mexico, the 20th anniversary of Fundacion Ballet de El Salvador, Gainesville Ballet’s “Carmen” in 2016 (Virginia- USA), Danse Etoile’s “Le Bayadere” (Costa Rica).
He has danced with Connecticut Ballet, New England Ballet and Island Moving Company, taught for the Connecticut Ballet Center, Ballet master for New England Ballet and the New England Dance Arts, guest choreographer for the Connecticut Lyrical Opera and Board member of the New England Ballet.
In addition Ulloa was part of the” Art and science unite as psychological treatment in adults and youth workshop” developed by the Yale Hispanic Mental Health Clinic and was awarded in 2016 “Artist of International Projection of the Year” by the Nicaraguan Artist Association.