Alejandra Perez-Gomez was born in Toronto, Ontario.
She studied 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 and was promoted
to Second Soloist in 2006.
Ms. Perez-Gomez danced the role of the Nurse and Lady Capulet in the world
premiere of Romeo and Juliet by
Alexei Ratmansky. She also danced Gertrude in the North American premiere of Hamlet by Kevin O’Day and the Cook in the North American premiere
of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by
Perez-Gomez’s repertoire includes The
Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet,
Swan Lake, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, Onegin, Don Quixote, An Italian Straw Hat, The Seagull,The Four Temperaments, Désir,
Violin Concerto, Jewels, The Four Seasons, There, below and Emergence.
“Alejandra Perez-Gomez glittered and
flashed like a dark gem in the key character role of Lady Capulet.”
Ottawa Citizen, 2009
Romeo and Juliet
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.”
The Four Temperaments
Perez-Gomez has beautiful extensions and executed a remarkable six o’clock… the
dancer has personality, charisma and technique.”
The Globe and Mail, 2006