Hometown: McLean, VA
Albert Gordon began dancing at age 11 with the Washington School of Ballet, studying exclusively with Director Kee Juan Han. He is the recipient of numerous recognitions and awards, including finalist in the Youth America Grand Prix in 2012 and 2013, a gold medal (junior category) at the Boston International Ballet Competition, and 3rd place (senior category) at the Seoul International Dance Competition. Albert was also a 2012 recipient of the prestigious Princess Grace Scholarship Award. Albert joined Pennsylvania Ballet for our 2016/2017 season as a member of the corps de ballet. He has danced in the world premieres of Brian Sanders’ Chicken Bone Brain and Nicolo Fonte’s Ghost Stories as well as featured roles in Nacho Duato’s Remansos and George Balanchine’s Western Symphony (Third Movement). Prior to Pennsylvania Ballet, Albert was a member of Boston Ballet II, which he joined in 2013. He was promoted to their main company in 2015.