Yasset Roldan Garciarena

yasset_garciarena_16Yasset was born in Havana on March 1, 1992. When he was four years old, he joined the Tony Menéndez Theater and Dance Workshop School and, at the age of ten, attended the Escuela Elemental de Ballet Alejo Carpentier, finishing the elementary level Cum Laude.

He then joined the Escuela Nacional de Ballet attending national and international events and contests winning different prizes such as one bronze and two gold medals in 2008, 2009, and 2010. Still a student, he was asked to join the Mzansi Production Company from South Africa to perform as a soloist in Somebody to Love and Celebration. He also danced with the Royal Ballet of London in a Manon show in Cuba. Additionally, he has danced classic and contemporary ballets such as The Legend of the Kiss, The Magic Flute, Coppelia, Paquita, Nutcracker, Don Quixote, and Danzón Barroco, among others. For a short period, he joined the Ballet Laura Alonso and, after graduation, he started working with the TV ballet company.