Jorge Esquivel, Ballet Master
Jorge Esquivel, an international superstar. A cavalier, a disciplined stylist and the most self-effacing, most considerate, most reliable partner a ballerina could dream of. Mr. Equivel trained at La Escuela de Ballet Provincial and La Escuela National de Arte in Havana, Cuba.
Known as the Prince of Ballet, He joined the National Ballet of Cubain 1968 and was promoted to principal dancer in 1972. In 1986, Mr. Esquivel left the National Ballet of Cuba, continuing his career as a guest artist. For more than 14 years, Mr. Esquivel partnered legendary Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso, and has also partnered other acclaimed ballerinas worldwide.
In 1993, Mr. Esquivel joined the faculty of the prestigious SF Ballet School where he also served as a principal character dancer.