GREGORY GONZALES graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in Kinesiology/Dance. His teachers include Larry Boyette, James Clouser, Nadia Tikhanova, Milenko Banovic, Sandra Minton and Karen Genoff-Campbell. He received a scholarship in dance and Best Dancer Award while at UNC and was a full scholarship student at the American Dance Festival. Gregory spent the bulk of his career at Colorado Ballet where he was promoted to Principal in 1997 and danced leading roles as well as character roles in works by major choreographers such as Martha Graham, Agnes de Mille, George Balanchine, Eugene Loring, Christopher Wheeldon, Toru Shimazaki and Doug Varone. Gregory has also danced with Ballet Pacifica, Ballet Arizona, Nevada Dance Theater, David Taylor Dance Theatre, Kim Robards Dance and Les Ballets Grandiva and Opera Colorado.
Gregory was a co-founder of On Edge Productions staging combat and comedy at numerous festivals. He was adjudicated by The Society of American Fight Directors and was recommended in rapier and dagger. He was a Choreographer in Residence for Colorado Ballet from 2003-2004 and created such works as Carmina Burana, Peter Pan (both co-choreographed), Broken Web, Incantation and Last Breath. Gregory has also set work for the David Taylor Dance Theatre, Ballet Ariel, University of Northern Colorado and the Denver Independent Choreographer’s Project. He plays guitar for the Natural Tango Oquesta Tipica and also enjoys theater and film work and has been cast in several independent film projects in the Denver area.