Julian Duque

Corps de Ballet

Hometown:  Medellín, Colombia

Julian Esteban Duque López was born in Medellín, Colombia. He moved to New Jersey when he was 7 and at 15 to Georgia. After starting ballet at the age of 18 at a local studio with Lori Zamzow-Wire, Julian moved to Pennsylvania to train at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet under Marcia Dale Weary, Leslie Hench, Laszlo Berdo, Bruce Thornton and Melinda Howe, among others. After three years at CPYB, Julian received a second company contract at Tulsa Ballet where he danced for a year before joining Miami City Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet in 2014.

Roles since joining MCB

Richard Alston
Carmen

George Balanchine
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Bourrée Fantasque
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™
Swan Lake

John Cranko
Romeo and Juliet

Justin Peck
Heatscape
Year of the Rabbit

Jerome Robbins
The Concert

Paul Taylor
Mercuric Tidings

Twyla Tharp
Sweet Fields