Raul Orozco

Photo by Katie Ging

Raul Orozco began his ballet training at Master Ballet Academy under the tutelage of Slawomir and Irena Wozniak. In addition to his training at Master Ballet Academy, Raul also attended Houston Ballet Academy on partial scholarship. Raul has competed in competition such as the Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP) where he placed first for Pas De Deux in 2014 in the semi-regions in Denver. Raul and his partner also competed in the final round in New York for YAGP. After YAGP Raul accepted a position with Colorado Ballet in the studio company. Since then Raul has danced for Phoenix Ballet, Zikr Dance Ensemble, and performed as a guest artist for various productions. Raul is currently dancing in his first at Boulder Ballet.

No one is born a dancer. You have to want it more than anything.
-Mikhail Baryshnikov