Born in Daly City, California, Mr. Alberto began his formal ballet training at 15 with Marielena Mencia and Yanis Pikieris in Miami, Florida. A year later he was accepted to the Harid Conservatory, FL from which he graduated in 2005. Upon graduating he was accepted to the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia. In the Academy he studied under the direction of Yuri Ivanovich Umrijin. Once completing his studies and returning to the US, he began working as a company member with Nashville Ballet. To further develop his career he moved to NYC and working as a freelance artist with Rebecca Kelly Ballet, Ballet X, and New Chamber Ballet. In 2010 he was invited to join the Croatian National Theater in Split as a Soloist. Since 2014 Mr. Alberto performs as a Project Artist with iMEE. Highlights from his career include principal roles in Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco, Agon, and Allegro Brillante; Twyla Tharp’s Octet; Romeo in Kozadayev’s Romeo & Juliet; Grande Pas from La Bayadere; Oberon in Midsummer Night’s Dream; Albrecht & Peasant Pas de Deux in Giselle; Prince Desiree & Blue Bird in the Sleeping Beauty and principal roles in The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Cinderella, Carmina Burana, Scheherazade, Lady of the Camellias, and Zorba the Greek. This is his sixth season with FBP.