Luis Capetillo was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He began his dance training at the National School of Classical Ballet in Mexico in 2009. In 2010, he received a full scholarship to train at Miami City Ballet School where he spent four years of his professional training and performed lead roles in Bournonville’s Napoli, Balanchine’s Élegie and Serenade.
In 2014, he joined Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Professional Division where he performed roles such as the Prince in Snow White, Conrad in Le Corsaire, and was also part of company productions like Balanchine’s “Diamonds” and Petipa’s Don Quixote.
He then joined Ballet West’s second company in 2015 where he danced the lead role in Flower Festival and Minkus Pas de Trois, as well as performed corps roles with the main company in The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Madame Butterfly, The Sleeping Beauty and Chaconne.
Mr. Capetillo later joined Utah Metropolitan Ballet where he performed several roles such as the Cavalier in The Nutcracker, Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet, and others. This is Mr. Capetillo’s first season with BalletMet.