Julio Concepción started at the age of 8 years old in Matanzas Cuba, receiving his professional training at the Vocational Arts School in Matanzas Cuba, and the National Ballet School in Cuba, where he graduated in 2008 as a professional dancer and Ballet teacher. Julio joined the National Ballet of Cuba in 2008. His repertoire includes the National Ballet of Cuba including Espada (Principal Toreador) in Don Quixote, Encuentros pas de deux by Lazaro Martinez, Principal in Adagio de las Espigas production of Coppelia and Sleeping Beauty. He joined Cincinnati Ballet as corp de ballet in 2013 and performed in The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Camelot choreographed by Victoria Morgan, Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland choreographed by Septime Webre, Symphony in C, Sit choreographed by Jennifer Archibald and Mozart’s Requiem choreographed by Adam Hoagland. Julio joined Oklahoma City Ballet as a Principal Dancer in 2015. With Oklahoma City Ballet, Julio has danced the Principal roles in Sleeping Beauty, Midsummer night’s dreams, Giselle, Dennis Spaight’s Scheherazade 1001 Arabian Nights, Serenade and Rodeo Mr. Concepcion has been invited to dance at Ballet Galas and Festivals such as Miami International Ballet Festival and the Carreno Festival, Guest artist with ballet palm beach in the production of The Great Gatsby and Brandon Ballet. Julio is an ABT Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed ABT Teacher training intensive in Pre primary through level 3 of the ABT National training curriculum. He is also certified in Progressing Ballet Technique.