Program Books/Leonardo Brito

Leonardo Brito

Dancer

Leonardo Brito is from Saquarema, Brazil and trained with Projeto Primeiro Passo, before studying at Escola Estadual de Danca Maria Olenewa, Center of Art Nós da Dança, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Miami City Ballet School, and the Ailey School. Brito has performed with companies such as the Mariinsky Ballet, Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro, Emotions Physical Theater, Dance Theater of Florida, Alvin Ailey, and Ailey II. In 2016, he was awarded the III Brazilian Modern Dance Congress and he has performed works by Robert Battle, Jennifer Archibald, Troy Powell, Jae Man Joo, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Amy Hall Garner, Melanie Futorian, Ray Mercer, and Bradley Shelver. Brito has also made appearances in the Tommy Hilfiger Pride Campaign 2019, OUT Magazine May 2019, and POSE (Season 2). This is his third season with the company.