Isaac Hernandez  
Organization: English National Ballet (UK)

Position: Principal

Years: 2015

Awards: Alexandra Radius Award for Most Outstanding Dancer, USA International Ballet Competition gold medal, Moscow’s International Ballet Competition bronze medal and special award from the Kirov Ballet, Cuba International Competition first place, Outstanding Artist Award from the Mexican President, Benois de la Danse at the Bolshoi Theatre Best Male Dancer 2018

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Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico. Training: His Father, Hector Hernández followed by Philadelphia’s Rock School for Dance Education. English National Ballet: Joined 2015 as Lead Principal having previously appeared with the Company as a guest artist as Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake. Other lead roles with the Company include Ali and Conrad in Le Corsaire, Romeo in Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet, Franz in Ronald Hynd’s Coppélia, the Nephew/Prince in Eagling’s Nutcracker and Aszure Barton’s Fantastic Beings. Autumn 2016, created Albrecht in Akram Khan’s Giselle. He has also danced Albrecht in Mary Skeaping’s Giselle, the Man in MacMillan’s Song of the Earth, James in La Sylphide, the Young Man in Roland Petit’s Le Jeune homme et la Mort, William Forsythe’s Approximate Sonata 2016 and Prince Désiré in MacMillan’s Sleeping Beauty. Previous companies: ABT II; San Francisco Ballet and Dutch National Ballet.  As a guest artist he has appeared at the Paris Opéra Ballet as Solor in La Bayadère and in Nureyev’s Don Quixote and at the Rome Opera in Baryshnikov and Laurent Hilare’s version of Don Quixote. Other info: Alexandra Radius Award for Most Outstanding Dancer; Gold Medal USA International Ballet Competition; Bronze Medal and special award from the Kirov Ballet at Moscow’s International Ballet Competition, and first place in the Cuba International Competition.  Arts and tourism ambassador of Mexico and was the youngest artist there to receive an outstanding artist award from the Mexican President. Named Best Male Dancer at the 2018 Benois de la Danse at the Bolshoi Theatre.