Carlos Acosta

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Birthday
2, 1973
Birthplace
Havana, Cuba
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
2, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Havana, Cuba

About

Acclaimed ballet dancer known for his performances with London's Royal Ballet. His numerous artistic honors include the Vignale Danza Prize and the Prix Benois de la Danse.

Before Fame

He trained at the Cuban National Ballet School and accepted a dance position in Houston, Texas before joining England's Royal Ballet in the late 1990s.

Trivia

In 2002, he appeared as a guest artist with the American Ballet Theatre.

Family Life

He was born in Havana, Cuba to a family of both African and Spanish descent.

Associated With

He danced with the National Ballet of Cuba while the company was under the artistic direction of ballerina and choreographer Alicia Alonso.