GEOFF GONZALEZ, from Tempe, Arizona, received his training at the Tempe Dance Academy and the School of Ballet Arizona before entering the University of Arizona as a dance major. While at the University of Arizona, Mr. Gonzalez performed in numerous works, including George Balanchine’s Allegro Brilliant, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Serenade, Paul Taylor’s Esplanade, and Ben Stevenson’s End of Time. In 2007, Mr. Gonzalez was one of the top 25 male finalists for So You Think You Can Dance television show. During his tenure with City Ballet of San Diego from 2008 through 2014, Mr. Gonzalez performed lead roles in the company’s productions of Don Quixote, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Diana and Acteon Pas de Deux, Ramona, The Seasons, Carmen, The Firebird, Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, Carmina Burana, and George Balanchine’s Serenade, The Four Temperaments, Emeralds, Who Cares?, and Agon. During City Ballet’s off seasons, Geoff could be seen performing with Rasta Thomas’ “Bad Boys of Dance.” Mr. Gonzalez’s choreography has been featured in City Ballet of San Diego productions for the past three seasons. In 2015 Mr. Gonzalez was selected as one of only 10 choreographers to be a part of the New York Choreographic Institute, supported by New York City Ballet.