Yanier Gómez Noda

yanier_07Born in Havana in 1989, Yanier Gómez Noda graduated from the Escuela Nacional de Ballet and after which he joined the Ballet Nacional de Cuba in 2008 under the technical and artistic direction of Alicia Alonso. In subsequent years he became a soloist, first soloist, and even principal dancer in 2013.

Yanier has toured Brazil, the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, the U.S.A, and many other countries, engaging on special performances with The Canadian Ballet Young Ensemble and at the International Ballet Festival in Cali, Colombia.

During his time at the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, he was considered one of the most valuable young talents. His repertoire includes Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, Prince Gustav in Cinderella, the pas de deux in the 3rd act of Sleeping Beauty, the pas de deux in the 2nd act of Giselle, Alain in La Fille mal gardeè, Oberon in The Magic Flute, among many other classics.