As a young boy, Isaac Hernandez developed a passion for ballet. However,
Mexico is a
country dominated by soccer and boxing and at the time, ballet was not a main
stream activity, so at age 12, Hernandez left home and moved to Philadelphia to study ballet at the
for Dance Education. Rock School
Today, Isaac Hernandez is an internationally acclaimed dancer performing in locations from
Moscow to Mississippi and was
chosen for many crucial roles beginning with a breakout performance in a
Tchaiskovsky ballet, where he danced with the lead prima ballerina, Tina
LeBlanc, for the San Francisco Ballet. Most recently, he joined the Dutch
National Ballet in Amsterdam as a soloist, yet
despite this success, he has only performed in Mexico once.
Hernandez returned to dance in his native country last November, appearing at the Bellas Artes theater in a program he called "A Moment to Dream," referring to his desire to bring ballet to
week he was back, this time organizing a gala performance called
"Awakenings" at Mexico's
much larger National Auditorium.