Lucas started his training at 16 in his native Buenos Aires, Argentina. At age 18, he joined Ballet Municipal de Santiago, Chile, (Marcia Haydeé, artistic director). He later danced with Ballet Contemporáneo del Teatro San Martín until he joined Ballet Argentino under Julio Bocca´s leadership, where he performed the company’s entire repertoire as soloist, and later as a principal dancer. He was also invited to participate in a gala with Cirque du Soleil in Buenos Aires, performing a piece by Chet Walker made especially for him.A “Premio Clarín” award recipient (the most prestigious award in Argentina), Lucas has also danced as principal dancer in Julio Bocca´s farewell event, appearing in front of more than a quarter of a million people, and has also toured around the globe performing in major theaters of countries like Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Russia, Cuba, Mexico, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Canada and USA among many others.He has also danced with The Washington Ballet and in 2009 he joined the prestigious Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company, performing in venues such as New York City Center, London´s Sadler´s Wells and Amsterdam´s Muziektheater among others. In July 2010, Lucas joined The Joffrey Ballet.Lucas’s vast repertoire includes pieces by choreographers such as Balanchine, Robbins, Alvin Ailey, Twyla Tharp, Mark Morris, Yuri Possokhov, Christopher Wheeldon, William Forsythe, Wayne McGregor and Alexei Ratmansky among many others.
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