Position: Faculty Member
Affiliation with organization: 2014 – 2018
Years active at YAGP: 2017 – Present
Rubén Martín Cintas was born in Reus, Spain, and trained at Estudio de Danza de Maria de Avila. After starting his career in English National Ballet, he joined San Francisco Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet in 2000. He was promoted to soloist in 2003 and to principal dancer in 2006. In 2014, he became a principal character dancer with the Company. Mr. Martín Cintas has performed as a guest artist with the National Ballet of Canada and other leading companies worldwide. In addition to being a full-time faculty member at the San Francisco Ballet School, he has served as a guest teacher with Alvin Ailey, Marin Ballet, and Smuin Ballet, among others.