Frometa began dancing in 1992 at the Provincial School of Ballet “Alejo Carpentier” in Cuba, and continued in the National School of Ballet until 1998, joining the Ballet Nacional de Cuba in 2001, under the artistic and technical direction of Alicia Alonso. At the age of 21, he was named principal dancer at Ballet Nacional, later spending three years dancing in Spain, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Frometa joined Cincinnati Ballet in 2012, was promoted to Soloist for the 1314 50th Anniversary Season and then to Senior Soloist for the 1415 Season.
Fun Fact: When he’s not dancing, Romel loves to play sports and is a huge fan of the Real Madrid soccer team.
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