- Juiz de Fora, Brazil
- The Royal Ballet School
- Company Membership
Joined the Company as a principal dancer in 2009
Vitor Luiz has danced major roles in in Tomasson’s Giselle (Albrecht), Nutcracker (Nutcracker Prince and King of the Snow), Romeo & Juliet (Mercutio), and Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried); Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Basilio); Balanchine’s Coppélia (Franz); Cranko’s Onegin (Onegin); Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II (Solor); and Possokhov’s Swimmer (The Swimmer). He created roles in Tomasson’s Trio, Caniparoli’s Tears, Liang’s Symphonic Dances, Possokhov’s “Adagio” from Carmen, Swimmer (Nighthawks), and Talk to Her (hable con ella), Wheeldon’s Number Nine, and Zanella’s Underskin.
His repertory includes principal roles in Ashton’s Symphonic Variations; Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, Divertimento No. 15, Serenade, Symphony in C, and Theme and Variations; Bubeníček’s Gentle Memories; Caniparoli’s A Cinderella Story (pas de deux), Ibsen’s House, and No Other; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; MacMillan’s Winter Dreams; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Possokhov’s Classical Symphony, RAkU, and The Rite of Spring; Ratmansky’s From Foreign Lands, Russian Seasons, Seven Sonatas, and Shostakovich Trilogy; Robbins’ Dances at a Gathering; Scarlett’s Fearful Symmetries and Hummingbird; Tomasson’s 7 for Eight, Caprice, Concerto Grosso, Criss-Cross, The Fifth Season, “Haffner” Symphony, Prism, and Pas de Deux from Tuning Game; and Wheeldon’s Ghosts and Within the Golden Hour.
Vitor danced Swan Lake, Coppélia, and Nutcracker with English National Ballet and performed at galas in the U.S. and Dominican Republic. He was nominated for an Isadora Duncan Dance Award for Best Ensemble Performance in Possokhov’s Classical Symphony during the 2010 Repertory Season.