Gregory Gonzales, former principal with Colorado Ballet, teaches ballet and character at CBA. He is
well known as Herr Drosselmeyer in Colorado Ballet’s beloved Nutcracker. Mr. Gonzales is a graduate
of the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in Sports Fitness/Kinesiology and Dance.
Throughout his decades long career, Mr. Gonzales danced in several ballet and modern companies
while studying and acquiring numerous certifications. Mr. Gonzales’s diverse career and education
has led him to teach ballet, modern, jazz, floor barre, acting for dancers, Anatomy in Clay® and
stage combat. Mr. Gonzales served on the Dance faculty at Denver School of the Arts for 10 years.