DWIGHT RHODEN DESMOND RICHARDSON
(Santa Clara, Cuba)
Mr. Anido was born in Santa Clara, Cuba where he started his formal training at the age of nine, at the Vocational School of Arts, as a classical dancer. When he turned thirteen Mr. Anido moved and continued his studies at Alejo Carpentier in Havana, Cuba. He then went on to National School of Ballet where he graduated with honors at the age of eighteen.
From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Anido performed as a soloist for Camagüey Ballet. In 2002 Mr. Anido made the move to Guayaquil, Ecuador to dance for the Central Ballet Theatre as a principal dancer. In September of 2004 after relocating to Miami, Florida Mr. Anido sang with Ballet Gamonet. Throughout his dance career Mr. Anido had the opportunity and pleasure to work and study with great teachers, dancers and choreographers such as; Alicia Alonso, Fernando Alonso, Dwight Rhoden, Jae Man Joo, Maurice Causey, Mark Godden, William Soleau, Jerry Opdenaker, Spencer Gaving Hering, Andrea Dawn Shelley, Alberto Mendez, Oswaldo Beiro and Eddy Borges, among others.
Mr. Anido has won many awards including: "Best male partner" at the International Ballet Competition in Havana, Cuba, Silver Medal and Special Mention for Interpretation, at the Contemporary Dance Competition, "Solo Para Duos", and in 2008, he won Best Choreography, at WBC in Orlando, Florida.
In 2012 Mr. Anido was invited to present a Word Premiere at the Gala of WBC (All Stars of Dance), doing his first collaboration with fellow Complexions Contemporary Ballet member, Christina Dooling, in "Nessun Luogo". He has also created works for Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, Baton Rouge Ballet, and many Complexions summer intensives.
Mr. Anido, has been a member of Complexions Contemporary Ballet since 2008.
Mr. Anido, original from Cuba, with his power packed frame is a dynamic dancer whose lyricism, clean classical lines and cool confidence on stage easily draws the eye. He was vaulted into becoming one of my favorite male dancers; he was a joy and delight!…NYCDANCESTUFF.COM