Yago Gonzaga


Yago Gonzaga comes from Brazil and was born in Belém, a city of millions in the Amazon region. In 2016 he graduated from the Bolshoi Theatre School in Joinville (Brazil) in the class of Dmitry Afanasyev and joined the young company of the Bolshoi Theatre School. Before that, he had also trained as a tailor and designer at Studio de Moda Claudia Alchini. From the 2018/19 season he danced at the Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre as Principal. He was awarded the "PI Tchaikovsky" prize in Perm for the best performance with music of Peter Tchaikovsky. And in 2018 he won the bronze medal and the prize of the "jury press" at the ballett competition "Arabesque". Since the 2022-23 season he has been dancing with the Bayerisches Staatsballett as a soloist.

Information as of 2023

Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett
Autumn Solo in Cinderella (C. Wheeldon)
Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)
Dancer in Passages: Pictures at an Exhibition (A. Ratmansky)
Dancer in A Midsummer Night's Dream (J. Neumeier)
Dancer in Jewels: Rubies (G. Balanchine)
Dancer in Jewels: Diamonds (G. Balanchine)
Dancer in Tchaikovsky Overtures (A. Ratmansky)
Drum Solo in La Bayadère (P. Bart, M. Petipa)
Footman / Frog in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (C. Wheeldon)
Dancer in Schmetterling (S. León/P. Lightfoot)