October 22, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.
Yosmell Calderon |  Jean-François Lemire -Shoot studio

Yosmell Calderon

Russian-born Yosmell Calderon graduated as a dancer and teacher of both contemporary and folk dance from
Cuba's National School of Dance (ENA) in Havana in 2005. He also received a diploma from the University of
Arts (ISA) in 2014. Yosmell has collaborated with such outstanding figures in the world of dance as Rafael
Bonachela, Mats Ek, Itzik Galili, Carlos Junior Acosta, Jan Linkens, Juan Cuz and Ana Laguna. He has
performed as a principal dancer for Danza Contemporanea de Cuba and the Pal Frenak Company, as well as
in over 22 works by Cuban and foreign choreographers, touring major festivals and theatre venues around
the world. Yosmell is a choreographer for the Cuban National Ballet School and its performances at the
International Ballet Festival of Havana. Thanks to his background in Olympic gymnastics, he also
choreographs for circus performances. Yosmell joined BJM in July 2016 and was promoted to principal artist
in 2019.

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