Anthony Pina

Principal dancer


In 2006 he joined Alberta Ballet, in Calgary Alberta, Canada, where he spent six seasons working with Jean Grand-Maitre. He has danced roles such as Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by Christopher Wheeldon, Karl the Nutcracker Prince in The Nutcracker, by Edmund Stripe, Blue Bird in Sleeping Beauty, by Kirk Peterson, among many others. In September 2012 he joined the National Dance Company under the direction of José Carlos Martínez. In September 2013 he was promoted to the category of principal dancer. Since joining the CND he has danced leading roles in the ballets Don Quijote Suite -Basilio-, Delibes Suite, Raymonda divertimento, Sonatas and Scarlatti paso a de deux, by José Carlos Martínez, In the Middle Somewhat Elevated and Herman Schmerman, by William Forsythe , and Allegro Brillante and Who Cares?, by George Balanchine. Likewise, he has worked with other prestigious choreographers such as Goyo Montero, Ohad Naharin, among others. In 2019, Joaquín De Luz was appointed director of the CND. Anthony has since danced in Ricardo Amarante’s Love, Fear, Loss, Blanca Li’s Pulcinella and Alexei Ratmansky’s Concerto DSCH. Instagram: @pina8787