A native of Miami, Florida, Alejandro Diaz received his early dance training with Tony Catanzaro and later trained at the Boston Ballet School. He danced with Boston Ballet II prior to joining PBT in 2008. With PBT, Diaz’s leading roles include Prince Siegfried in PBT’s Swan Lake, Basilio in Don Quixote, Romeo in Derek Deane’s Romeo and Juliet, Prince Desire in The Sleeping Beauty, and the Cavalier and Snow King in The Nutcracker. His contemporary credits include Twyla Tharp’s In the Upper Room and Nine Sinatra Songs; Dwight Rhoden’s Chromatic, Ave Maria and StrayLifeLushHorn; Mark Morris’ Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes and Sandpaper Ballet; Jerome Robbins’ The Concert; Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort and Sinfonietta; James Kudelka’s The Man in Black; and William Forsythe’s In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated. This is Alejandro’s twelfth season with PBT and his fourth as principal.