Colorado Ballet

Kevin Gaël Thomas

Kevin Gaël Thomas

Kevin Gaël Thomas is from France and studied at Rosella Hightower’s International Ballet Center and at Canada’s National Ballet School, where he received a full scholarship and graduated in 2006, with honors.  Mr. Thomas also graduated with honors from the Music Conservatory in France for piano. He then danced for a year with Houston Ballet II.  Mr. Thomas joined Colorado Ballet in 2007. During his first season, he performed well-known roles such as Fritz and Russian in The Nutcracker. He has been performing Soloist roles in Colorado Ballet productions including Blue Bird and Jewels in The Sleeping Beauty, the Whip Boy in Glen Tetley’s The Rite of Spring, and Jester in Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella. In 2012, he performed his first principal role as Peter in Michael Pink’s Peter Pan.  Since then, he has danced other leading roles including Puck in Christopher Wheeldon's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the title role in Michael Smuin’s Peter and the Wolf, the first sailor in Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free, the Nutcracker Prince in The Nutcracker, and Gurn in La Sylphide.  Mr. Thomas was chosen to represent France at the New York International Ballet Competition in 2009 and at the USA Jackson International Ballet Competition in 2010.  He was promoted to Soloist in 2016.

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