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Herman Cornejo
Herman Cornejo
Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre

Born in San Luis, Argentina, Herman Cornejo joined American Ballet Theatre in 1999 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2003. Cornejo served as Artistic Director at the 2015 Latin American Stars Gala organized by the Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County. He also became an independent producer in 2017. 

His accolades include the gold medal at the 8th International Dance Competition in Moscow at age 16, the youngest to get this award in the history of the competition, ‘Dancer of the Year’ by The New York Times in 2005 and Prix Benois de la Danse in 2014.


Photographer: Lucas Chilczuk