Napoles Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Luis Napoles began his dancing training as a child at the National School of the Arts in Havana, Cuba. Upon graduating he danced with Dance Contemporary of Cuba and later with Ballet Theatre of Havana. He danced principal roles and traveled the world with both companies. In the U.S, Mr. Napoles danced as a soloist with the Oakland Ballet, and in 1997 joined the Sacramento Ballet wher he was a principal dancer for over 8 years. Mr. Napoles was also a resident choreographer at the SacreamentoBallet, creating over fifteen ballets

​In the classical repertory, Luis has performed the role of Spade in Don Quixote. Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet.Thesious in Midsummer Night's Dream and the Cavalier in the Nutcracker. He has danced principal roles in David Parson's The Evelope and Instinct, Septime Webre's Fluctuating Hemlines. Van Cannaparoli's Devil Sonata, Dwight Rhoden's Hellasweeptplumrhapsody; and Ron Cunnigham's Bolero, Carmina Burana, Rite of Spring, Fire Bird, Incident at Blackbrier, Etosha, Street Car Named Desire, The Tempest, Hamlet among others