Asiel Rivero was born in Matanzas, Cuba, trained at the Cuban National School of Ballet and joined the Cuban
National Ballet in 2007. Mr. Rivero joined The National Ballet of Canada as a
RBC Apprentice in 2010 and joined the Corps de Ballet in 2012.
Mr. Rivero’s repertoire includes The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle,
Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, Don Quixote,
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and La Fille mal gardée. Recently, he danced
in the Canadian premiere of Nijinsky
by John Neumeier.
He danced in the world premiere of Romeo and Juliet by Alexei Ratmansky and the North American
premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s
Adventures in Wonderland.