Aaron Renteria

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Aaron Renteria joined the Joffrey Ballet in 2016

 

Mr. Renteria studied under Lola de Ávila and Patrick Armand at the San Francisco Ballet School at age 13, spending three years in the School and two in the Trainee Program. Later, he became a member of the San Francisco Ballet company after one year as an apprentice. In the San Francisco Ballet School’s annual showcases and during the Trainee Program, Mr. Renteria’s repertory includes George Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes and Western Symphony; Helgi Tomasson’s Con Brio and Sleeping Beauty; Parrish Maynard’s Fractals; Christopher Wheeldon’s Danses Bohemiennes; and Myles Thatcher’s Spinae and Stone and Steel.

 

At the San Francisco Ballet, Mr. Renteria danced in many ballets, including Helgi Tomasson’s Concerto Grosso, Caprice, Don Quixote, Giselle, The Fifth Season, and Nutcracker; Christopher Wheeldon’s Rush and Cinderella; George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations, Symphony in C, and Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet; Yuri Possokhov’s Swimmer and Rite of Spring; and Jerome Robbins’ Glass Pieces.

  

Since joining the Joffrey Ballet, Mr. Renteria has danced in ballets such as Krzysztof Pastor’s Romeo & Juliet; Christopher Wheeldon’s Fool’s Paradise and Nutcracker; Justin Peck’s Year of the Rabbit; Yuri Possokhov’s Bells; and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Mammatus.