(b Madrid, Nov 8, 1975)
Spanish dancer and company director. He studied with Victor Ullate in Madrid and joined American Ballet Theatre in 1995, where he was promoted to principal the following year. An extrovert, virtuoso dancer, he performs most of the leading roles in the repertoire, and is especially noted for his Romeo, Solor, and Don Basilio. In 2008 he founded the Corella Ballet, the first new classical ballet company in Spain in 20 years.