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David Preciado

David trained with Los Angeles Ballet Academy before joining San Francisco Ballet School’s trainee program, where he performed in The Nutcracker, Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella and in Helgi Tomasson’s Handel, A Celebration. In 2012 and 2013, he was awarded the Bronze Medal at the YAGP finals in New York.

  • Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
  • Dancing Since: Age 7
  • Seasons with Charlotte Ballet II: 1
  • Favorite choreographer: Myles Thatcher
  • Favorite ballet: William Forsythe’s The Vertiginious Thrill of Exactitude
  • Favorite thing to do on a day off: Reconnect with old friends
  • Advice for aspiring dancers: If thing’s don’t go to plan, don’t give up! A disappointment could end up being a great opportunity!
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