Classical Ballet / Dancer
Dylan Gutierrez joined The Joffrey Ballet in 2009. Mr. Gutierrez was trained in Los Angeles under the direction of his mother, Andrea Paris-Gutierrez at the Los Angeles Ballet Academy.
Mr. Gutierrez was a Music Center Spotlight awards semi-finalist in 2006 and placed in the top six at the Youth American Grand Prix finals in New York for three consecutive years. He was also an ABT National Training Scholar in 2004 & 2006.
In 2006 he trained at The Royal Ballet School with a full tuition scholarship and sponsorship from HSBC, from which he graduated with Honours and received the Cyril Beaumont Award. Mr. Gutierrez performed lead roles in the Concerto Pas de deux by Kenneth MacMillan, Gallantries by David Bintley and Unwritten by Natalie Weir. The Pas de deux from Suite Classique by Petal Miller Ashmole was created on Dylan, and performed in Palermo, Sicily, Orange County, California, and Dresden, Germany.
In 2008 Mr. Gutierrez was named one of two apprentices with the San Francisco Ballet & made his professional debut at the age of 18 in George Balanchine\'s The Four Temperaments. He also danced the Arabian and Mouse King in Helgi Tomasson\'s Nutcracker. During San Francisco Ballet\'s 2009 season he danced in Helgi Tomasson\'s Prism, Jerome Robbins\' The Concert, George Balanchine\'s Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Jerome Robbins\' West Side Story Suite and George Balanchine\'s Jewels.
Since joining The Joffrey Ballet, Dylan Gutierrez has danced The Summer and Autumn Cavalier in Fredrick Ashton\'s Cinderella, The Arabian Pas de deux in Gerald Arpino\'s Nutcracker, the second Pas de deux in Gerald Arpino\'s Reflections, and Gerald Arpino\'s Suite Saint Sans Pas de deux. Dylan has also danced the Aria 2 Pas de deux in George Balanchine\'s Stravinsky Violin Concerto and The Usher in Jerome Robbin\'s The Concert. Both premiered in The Joffrey Ballet\'s All Stars rep season. Dylan Gutierrez was also privileged to have performed in the retirement performance of Calvin Kitten and Suzanne Lopez, who will always be remembered for their positive and inspiring influence on young dancers.
Some of Dylan\'s hobbies are making beats and music on his computer and playing drums, which he has done since the age of 12.
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