Born in Quito, Ecuador, Francisco moved to the USA in 1995. He began his ballet training in Louisville, Kentucky and at the age of 16 was invited to finish his professional training at the School of American Ballet in New York where he also had the opportunity to perform featured roles with the New York City Ballet. Upon graduating in 2008, Francisco joined Boston Ballet under the direction of Mikko Nissinen where he danced for 2 years before joining the Barcelona Ballet under the direction of Angel Corella. As a member of this company, he performed various soloist and principal roles.
Francisco joined Colorado Ballet during the 2012-2013 season and was promoted to soloist in 2015.
Francisco is a faculty member at Colorado Ballet Academy and also teaches at Centerstage Starz Theatre and Dance Competition Studio. He enjoys teaching and coaching students to prepare them for various competitions and auditions and has had many students successfully join renowned schools across the country.
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