Paulo Hernandez-Farella is a first-generation Salvadoran-American from Los Angeles, California. Paulo attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and later received a full scholarship at the University of Southern California where they graduated with both a BFA in Dance and a Master’s in Public Administration. Paulo has been a scholarship student for a multitude of dance programs such as the Juilliard School Summer Intensive, the Joffrey Ballet’s International Intensive, and Alonzo King LINES Intensive. Paulo is also one of seven 2016-2017 dance scholars with Nigel Lythgoe’s Dizzyfeet Foundation. During their career Paulo performed the works of Forsythe, Kylián, Duato, Balanchine, Graham, Taylor, Petipa, Lopez- Ochoa to name a few and choreographed their own original work. This is Paulo’s fifth season with Ballet Hispánico.