Alejandra Perez-Gomez

Alejandro Perez-Gomez 2013-14 Photo Credits

Alejandra Perez-Gomez. Photo by Sian Richards.

Biography

Alejandra Perez-Gomez was born in Toronto, Ontario and trained at L’École superiéure de ballet contemporain de Montréal, the Princess Grace Academy in Monaco and San Francisco Ballet School. Ms. Perez-Gomez joined The National Ballet of Canada in 1998, became a Second Soloist in 2006 and was promoted to Principal Character Artist in 2013.  

Ms. Perez-Gomez’s repertoire includes such roles as Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, Carabosse in The Sleeping Beauty, Baba in The Nutcracker and Gertrude in Hamlet.  

She has also danced in Swan Lake, Cinderella, Onegin, NijinskyDon Quixote, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, An Italian Straw Hat, The SeagullThe Four Temperaments, Désir, Opus 19/The Dreamer, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Jewels, The Four Seasons, There, below and Emergence 

Quotes

Romeo and Juliet  
“Alejandra Perez-Gomez glittered and flashed like a dark gem in the key character role of Lady Capulet.” The Ottawa Citizen, 2009

“Alejandra Perez-Gomez adds depth to the role of Lady Capulet. She's not an easy character to like, but Perez-Gomez still makes you feel her anguish when she loses her nephew and daughter.” National Post, 2013 

The Four Temperaments  
“The long-legged Perez-Gomez has beautiful extensions and executed a remarkable six o’clock… the dancer has personality, charisma and technique.” The Globe and Mail, 2006