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Adriana Suárez

Ballet; Pointe and Variations; Gyrokinesis Faculty

Born into a family of dancers in Caracas, Venezuela, Adriana Suárez began her training at the age of 10. Her first teacher was her mother, Celia Inés Marino, who directs the Ballet Department at the Alvin Ailey School. Suárez continued her studies at the School of American Ballet and, in 1989, became a member of Boston Ballet. In 1994, she became a principal dancer and her artistry has been unequalled in productions of The Sleeping Beauty, Le Corsair, Giselle, Onegin, Romeo and Juliet and Taming of the Shrew, as well as works by Balanchine, Nacho Duato, Mark Morris, Christopher Wheeldon, Rudi van Dantzig and Stanton Welch. In addition to her dance career, Suárez is married to dancer Gianni Di Marco and is mother to their two children, Gianna (born 2000) and Adriano (born 2004). She is also certified in Gyrotonics.  Together, she and Di Marco are artistic directors of The Boston Conservatory's Summer Dance Intensive.

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