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Photo of Angel Corella (American Ballet Theatre principal dancer)

Angel Corella

Angel Corella was born in Madrid in 1975. He began his ballet studies in Colmenar Viejo, and later studied in Madrid with Victor Ullate and Karemia Moreno. In May 1991, Corella won First Prize in the National Ballet Competition of Spain. In December 1994, he won the Grand Prix and Gold Medal at the Concours International de Danse de Paris, dancing the pas de deux from Don Quixote and Le Corsaire. Corella joined American Ballet Theatre as a Soloist in April 1995 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in August 1996.