Leonardo Reale

Founder / General Director

Curriculum

Since 1995 up to now, he has been part of the Stable Ballet in the Colon theater, he has appeared in the extensive repertoire of the company, he has assumed roles of "Dancer Soloist" and "First Dancer". 

He has been invited to numerous International Galas in Uruguay, International Festival of Miami (USA), Cuba, Venezuela, Portugal and Italy. In 2004, the "Clarín Awards" gave him the Revelation Award, as the best dancer and in 2009, they nominated his work "Golden Canes" as the best choreography. 

He has been awarded with the Diploma of Honor from the Circle of Friends of Havana Great's theater, for his performance at the 19th International Festival of Havana, Cuba. 

The Argentinian mail, illustrates the Postal Seal with his image, to commemorate the Centenary of the Colon theater, in Austria, he was awarded in the Yehudi Menuhin Contest. 

He has been appointed as Artistic Director of the Metropolitan Ballet of Buenos Aires since 2004 to date, he is touring the interior of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, and Russia, where he also performs choreographic works especially created for the company as "Universal pampas", "Scarves of the wind”, “Opposite time”, “Golden canes" just to mention a few. 

He was a guest teacher during 2014, 2015 and 2016 at the Saint Martin Theater's Contemporary Ballet, that was directed by Mauricio Waitron. 

In 2004, he directs the First Gala "Tribute" to the First Royal Ballet Ballerina Mariana Nuñez, which was held in Argentina, and it was organized by the Municipality of San Martin in the German Club Stadium. He has been invited as a choreographer to stage his creations in the Official Ballet of Cordoba (Waltz of Vienna, Golden Canes), the Ballet of La Plata Argentinian's theater (Taurine Suite) and the Official Ballet of the Province of Tucuman (Tangos from Plata and Golden canes). His large choreographies were performed by the First Dancers of the Colon Theater’s Stable Ballet, Argentine Theater of La Plata, Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theater, National Dance Company of Mexico, Ballet of Salzburg Vienna, and Ballet of SODRE of Montevideo. 

In 2014, he premiered his work Tangos from Plata in the framework of the II International Latin Gala at the Lake Theater in Frutillar Chile. It was directed by Marcia Haydée. With the sponsorship of the KONEX Foundation, he joined Juan Lavanga in order to create the children's works "The Nutcracker and The Enchanted Princesses" 2011/12/13/14 and "Pinocchio and Coppelia in the Real World" 2013, both shows nominated as Best Children's Work by the ACE Awards "The Swan's Lake" and” The Enchanted Princesses"  2015 and 2016.

In 2014, he also was the Creator and General Director of the "Dancing for Peace Encounter" that joined the most prestigious Argentine Companies of Dancing for Peace and Nonviolence at the Cervantes National Theater, because of the success it obtained, the gala was held again in 2015 and also, in 2016 with two functions for the total benefit of UNICEF. 

During the course of this year he has performed a full-length performance of The Nutcracker and the Enchanted Princesses at the Coliseum Theater next to the Company. He created his work "Scheherazade" for the Marianela Nuñez Galas, 1st Ballerina of the London’s Royal Ballet and he replaced his work "Senselessness" for the 1st Dancers Claudia Mota of the Rio De Janeiro Municipal Ballet, and Federico Fernandez of the Colon Theater Ballet. 

He was summoned as a jury in the Semifinal of Valentina Kozlova VKIBC New York in Misiones. Last August, he was distinguished as "Outstanding Personality of Culture" by the Autonomous City's Legislature in Buenos Aires, Law 5594. Recently, his work Golden Canes was presented at the 25th International Festival of Havana, Cuba by the members of the Buenos Aires Ballet directed by Federico Fernandez.