Dance Festival: Alexandre Hammoudi

American Ballet Theatre

hammoudiwebAlexandre Hammoudi was born in Paris, began his training at seven with Max Bozzoni of the Paris Opera Ballet. He continued his training at the Academy of Dance Salle Playel in Paris from 1996-1999, received further training at the English National Ballet School in London and, the School of American Ballet.

Mr. Hammoudi has won numerous international competitions, including the Trophee Arabesque and the Biarritz Dance Competition. At 16, he became a member of the National Ballet of Cuba and toured South America with that company.

Mr. Hammoudi joined ABT’s Studio Company in 2002, joining the main Company as an apprentice in 2003 and became a member of the Company’s corps de ballet in April 2004. He was appointed a Soloist in July 2012.

His repertory with the Company includes the Rajah in La Bayadère, Pyotr and the Lead Highlander in The Bright Stream, Lead Mazurka/Czardas in CoppĂ©lia, Espada in Don Quixote, Duo Concertant, Ivan in Alexei Ratmansky’s Firebird, the Jailer in Manon, The Moor in The Moor’s Pavane, the Nutcracker Prince in Alexei Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker, Olga’s FiancĂ© in On the Dnieper, Romeo and Paris in Romeo and Juliet, the Spanish Prince and a Fairy Knight in The Sleeping Beauty, the Act II pas de deux, the Act III pas de deux and von Rothbart (Ballroom) in Swan Lake, Orion and Apollo in Sylvia, a featured role in Brief Fling and roles in Black Tuesday, The Brahms-Haydn Variations, Clear, Continuo, DĂ©sir, Glow-Stop, The Leaves Are Fading, Overgrown Path, Private Light, Symphony #9 and Symphony in C. He created the Spanish Dance in Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker and roles in Everything Doesn’t Happen at Once, From Here On Out, Pretty Good Year, Seven Sonatas and Thirteen Diversions.

Mr. Hammoudi has been dancing all over Spain as a guest artist with Angel Corella and Stars of American Ballet.