Denis Maciel

Apprentice

Meet Denis

Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Denis Maciel began his training at the Art Center of Campo Grande in Brazil, also studying at the School of Dance Alice Arja in Brazil, and Miami City Ballet School. Denis was a member of the Companhia de ballet of Rio de Janeiro, City Ballet of San Diego, and Ballet Tucson. While at Ballet Tucson, Denis was featured in Paquita and The Phantom of the Opera. He joined Pennsylvania Ballet II for the 2018-2019 season, and was promoted to Apprentice for our 2019/2020 Season.

PERSONAL QUOTE

“Definitely what inspires me and makes me continue to dance is my family, I always had the support of them and every time I go back to Brazil on vacation I see how happy they are for me, it inspires me more and more, renew my soul.” – Denis Maciel

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