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Rafael Quenedit

Rafael Quenedit
Rafael Quenedit, born in Havana, Cuba studied at the National Ballet School Fernando Alonso of Havana, Cuba. As a student he was invited to perform in Peru, Italy, Canada, South Africa, United States and several cities in Mexico. He won Gold Medal at the South African International Ballet Competition (Cape Town) and he received Gold Medal and the award for Best Pas de Deux and special mention for Best Artistry at the International Ballet Competition, Havana, Cuba. In 2014, Rafael joined the National Ballet of Cuba where he quickly rose from Corps de Ballet to First Soloist. In July 2017, Mr. Quenedit was promoted to Principal Dancer. With the National Ballet of Cuba, Rafael has performed Swan Lake, Don Quixote, La Fille mal Gardee, Grand Pas de Deux Paquita and others in countries such as Canada, Spain, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Mexico and Puerto Rico.