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. Kevin also graduated with honors from the Music Conservatory in France for piano. He danced for a year with Houston Ballet II, then joined Colorado Ballet in 2007. Since joining the Company he has performed many soloist and leading roles. Kevin 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.

Hometown:
Nice, France

Dance training and awards:
Rosella Hightower’s International Ballet Center
Canada’s National Ballet School, where he received a full scholarship, graduated with honors in 2006
Chosen to represent France at the New York International Ballet Competition in 2009 and at the USA Jackson International Ballet Competition in 2010

Joined Colorado Ballet:
2007

Promotions:
Promoted to Soloist in 2016

Selected roles and ballets:
Blue Bird and Jewels in The Sleeping Beauty
The Whip Boy in Glen Tetley’s The Rite of Spring
Jester in Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella
Peter in Michael Pink’s Peter Pan
The Nutcracker Prince, Fritz and Russian in The Nutcracker
Puck in Christopher Wheeldon's A Midsummer Night's Dream
Peter in Michael Smuin’s Peter and the Wolf
First sailor in Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free
Gurn in La Sylphide
Benno in Swan Lake
Kaschei in Firebird
Pink in Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1

More about Kevin:
Kevin has choreographed two ballets for Colorado Ballet’s Attitude on Santa Fe performances.

Photos: Kevin Gaël Thomas by Allen Birnbach, Kevin Gaël Thomas and Francisco Estevez by Sue Daniels Photography, Kevin Gaël Thomas by Mike Watson 

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