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The internationally recognized Mexican dancer Isaac Hernández teaches a ballet class to students with more than 5 years of experience.

Wednesday July 17 - Thursday July 18 | 13:00 - 15:30
Plácido Domingo Room of the Santander Ensemble of Performing Arts



- Men and women over 15 years of age

- Advanced or professional level

- 5 years of previous experience in ballet or contemporary dance


Limited availability


The internationally recognized Mexican dancer Isaac Hernández teaches a ballet class to students with more than 5 years of experience. This master class is focused on enriching the knowledge and technical improvement of dancers and dancers, at the same time giving them the opportunity to live in first person the experience of receiving instructions and corrections from one of the most relevant dancers on the current international scene. An unmissable opportunity to improve technical aspects, to be inspired to improve, to have an accurate parameter to observe their current reality in which they are according to their level, to improve their performance as professional dancers or in training.

  • Isaac Hernández (Mexico) - English National Ballet


  • Winner of the 2018 'Benois de la Danse' award in the category of Best Dancer, the most prestigious awards for dance worldwide, which are given at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow and are considered the “Oscars” of dance. First Mexican to achieve it.

  • Awarded with the prestigious 'Leonide Massine' and 'Alexander Radius' awards, in the Netherlands and Italy respectively. They recognized him as the most outstanding classical dancer in the Netherlands and the most relevant male dancer on the international scene in 2015.

  • Nominated for 'Best Dancer' at the prestigious 'Nation- al Dance Awards', the most important for dance in the whole of the UK. An unprecedented achievement for a Mexican artist.

  • Winner of thirteen gold medals and three Grand Prix in the most important competitions in the world, including the so-called Ballet Olympics (USA International Ballet Competition).

  • Awarded with the Medal of Fine Arts, presented by the President of Mexico. This award is the highest recognition that an artist can receive in Mexico, it is given in recognition of the outstanding career and valuable contributions to the artistic and cultural legacy of the country.

  • Winner as the only 'Lead Principal' of the English National Ballet of the prestigious 'Olivier Awards' in the category 'Outstanding Achievement in Dance'. The 'Olivier Awards' are England's most respected and prestigious awards in the creative industries and theater.

  • First and only Mexican to perform as Principal Dancer with the Mariinsky Ballet of Saint Petersburg, Russia.

  • Historic debut as Principal Dancer with the Paris Opera. First Mexican to dance with such a prestigious company. Invited to perform different complete ballets, in their versions of the mythical Russian dancer Nureyev.

  • Guest Principal Dancer of the Rome Opera, having the fortune to work and collaborate under the artistic direction of world ballet legend Mikhail Baryshnikov.

  • The only Mexican to dance as a special guest at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, Russia.

  • First Mexican dancer to be invited to the World Ballet Festival in Tokyo, in Japan, one of the most prestigious and exclusive ballet festivals in the world, along with the biggest stars of today's world ballet.

  • Speaker in different forums such as 'The Economist Mexico Summit', 'The Economist Aging Societies', Switch Nederlands, Ciudad de las Ideas, The Royal Society of Arts, Liberatum Mexico, Citibanamex, Comex, Despertares Impulsa, as well as motivational conferences for young people.

  • He has written for one of the most important and influential political magazines in the world, The Economist. In its 2017 edition.

  • Recognized as one of the 1000 most influential people in London, England, in the poll by London's The Evening Standard.

  • Recognized as one of the “50 characters that transform Mexico” by Grupo Expansión and one of the “300 most influential Mexican leaders”.

  • Awarded with an Auditorium Moon 2018 in the International Career category. This award is given to those who conceive, support and present the most outstanding live shows in the country, as well as the most outstanding artists of the year.

  • First international dancer to appear on the cover of Forbes Magazine. November, 2018.

  • He has danced on five continents and more than twenty countries, in the most important theaters in the world.

  • He was part of the ballet star tour in Europe.

  • She danced at the closing gala of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

  • It has been the cover of the most important dance magazine: Dance Europe in its editions in Spanish and English.

  • Hailed as "a must see artist" by Dance Magazine. (USA.)

  • Guest artist to 'The Arts Club' in London, a club founded by writer Charles Dickens in 1863 and which is a meeting place for leading artists, writers and scientists, having brilliant minds like Stephen Hawking as guests.

  • He has written for the prestigious media outlet, The Huffington Post in its edition for Mexico. June, 2018

  • He has appeared in international media such as BBC London, Forbes, The Economist, The Financial Times, Evening Standard UK, WallStreet Journal, Granma Cuba, CNN, Univision, The Washington Post, The Times, France 24, Latino Leaders, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Telegraph, Vanity Fair, GQ Mexico, MTV, Dutch TV, Pup Magazine, El País, The Huffington Post, China Daily, Moscow Times, The New York Times, Dance Magazine Japan, RT, among others. And in all the major national media.

  • It has been the image of national advertising campaigns for Mexican brands recognized in the world.

  • Special guest of Prince Andrew of the British Royal Family, Duke of York.

  • He has shared the stage with Plácido Domingo, one of the most important international opera artists, who was part of "Los tres tenores" along with Luciano Pavaroti and José Carreras.

  • Before joining the English National Ballet, he was a member of the American Ballet Theater II in New York, San Francisco Ballet and the Dutch National Ballet, as a principal dancer.

  • Winner of the 2002 National Youth Award. Youngest artist to receive it (12 years old).

  • State Youth Award 2009 - Jalisco.

  • First artist to be recognized by the Jalisco State Congress for his outstanding international career and being the pride and example of life for Mexican children and youth. 2016

  • He is the founder of the production house Soul Arts Productions, which produces the largest ballet show in the world, DESPERTARES. In 2018, Soul Arts Productions was recognized for its work and contribution to the arts in Mexico. The award was presented by the Mexican Institute of Best Corporate Practices.

  • He is the founder of the non-profit association Relevé AC which promotes social projects to generate life opportunities for children in unfavorable conditions, in addition to bringing ballet to communities where it has never been seen, as a way to sensitize society through Of art.

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