Khris Santos

Khris Santos
Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
Joined 2013


Originally from Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, Khris Santos began dancing at age 11. He trained at the Puerto Rican National Ballet School with Julián E. Blanco, Ballets De San Juan School and San Francisco Ballet School.Santos joined Cincinnati Ballet in The Second Company for the 13-14 Season, was promoted to Apprentice for the 14-15 Season and New Dancer for 15-16. Santos’s favorite ballet is Swan Lake, and if he could dance in any ballet, he would choose The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude by the famed William Forsythe. Santos’s favorite personal dancing memory is dancing in Le Corsaire at his graduation. In July 2015, he participated in an international ballet competition held in Beijing China with other top dancers from around the world.

Fun fact: “I enjoy opera and theater along with writing poetry!”

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