Mario Vitale Labrador Joined Central West Ballet as a Principal Dancer in 2018. Labrador has made his mark as Dracula in René Daveluy's Dracula.
Mario Vitale Labrador has also distinguished himself as Charlie in Daveluy's A Parisian in New York, as Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden, as the Cavalier to the Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen, Waltz Queen and Arabian in The Nutcracker, in Awakening and Ascension from Daveluy's Beneath Existence, and in Summer Waltz and Summer Force from Summer Rhapsody. Mario Vitale Labrador trained at the famed Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Russia. There, he acquired a complete classical education in the Vaganova method, Character Dancing and Russian language. Mario graduated among the highest in his class and received a contract with The Mikhailovsky Ballet in St Petersburg. He moved back to the United States in 2016. Mario also toured in various countries around the world including China, Japan, Italy, Greece and the United States. He performed the lead roles in ballets such as Giselle, Swan Lake, Flames of Paris, Harlequinade, Paquita and La Fille Mal Gardée.