Victor Estévez

Victor Estévez

Principal Artist

Victor Estévez

Introducing Victor

Victor was born in Camaguey, Cuba, and started training at the Vocational Arts School at 8 years old. At age 14, he was a recipient of the Havana International Ballet School competition and received a scholarship to the Fernardo Alonso National Ballet School. It was here where he realised that he wanted to take up a career in dance, and after 5 years with the Company he was promoted to Principal Dancer at the young age of 22. After being approached by Artistic Director Li Cunxin AO, Victor joined QB in 2016 as a Principal Artist.  


Repertoire highlights: 

  • Lead Principal in Harald Lander’s Etudes
  • "Count Dracula" in Krzyszt of Pastor’s production of Dracula 
  • "Romeo" in Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet  
  • "Albretch" in Alicia Alonso’s Giselle  
  • Derek Deanne’s Strictly Gershwin   
  • Jiri Kylian’s Soldiers Mass  
  • "Principal Couple" and "Waltz Couple" in George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations and Serenade   
  • "Oberon" and "Puck" in Liam Scarlett’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
  • "Solor" in Greg Horsman’s La Bayadere  
  • "Sigfried" in Ben Stevenson’s Swan Lake   
  • "Don Jose" and "Escamillo" in Carlos Acosta’s Carmen 
  • Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Celeste  
  • "Prince Desire" in Greg Horsman’s The Sleeping Beauty 
  • "Prince" in Ben Stevenson’s The Nutcracker   
  • "Basilio" in Alicia Alonso’s Don Quixote  

  

 Professional Accolades  

  • Performed at 3rd International Ballet Gala in Buenos Aires  
  • Performed at Dortmund International Ballet Gala  
  • Gold Medal, two Silver Medals, one Bronze Medal in the International Ballet Competition in Havana 
  • Best Couple in 2010 and Best Interpretation in 2011 at the International Ballet Competition in Havana 
  • Finalist at the 2011 Youth America Grand Prix 

 

Did you know? 

Victor enjoys growing his own plants as they create a peaceful environment at home. 


“My advice to aspiring dancers is, if you feel passionate or have some kind of love for this art form let yourself be free. Discover as much as you can, work hard and be disciplined. Trust yourself in the process and never lose interest in wanting to learn.”  

#Related

Lucy Green

Lucy Green

Principal Artist

Yanela Piñera

Yanela Piñera

Principal Artist

Neneka Yoshida

Neneka Yoshida

Principal Artist

Joel Woellner

Joel Woellner

Principal Artist

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and perform. Long before we performed on this land, it played host to the dance expression of our First Peoples. We pay our respects to their Elders — past, present and emerging — and acknowledge the valuable contribution they have made and continue to make to the cultural landscape of this country.

Click Anywhere to continue