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Humberto was born in Mexico City and began his studies in dancing at the National School of Classic and Contemporary Dance in 1992. His teachers included Elsa Recagno, Francisco Martnez, Laura Casas and Iker Mitchell. In 1997, he received a bronze medal at the Third National Children and Junior competition in Mexico City.

In 1999 he joined to the Compania Nacional de Danza in Mexico where he remained until 2000. Between 2001 and 2002, he performed with the Ballet de Monterrey, where he was promoted to Soloist.

In 2003, he joined to the Ballet de Camara del Estado de Morelos (Chamber Ballet of Morelos State in Mexico) as a Soloist. In 2004 he was invited to dance with the Ballet Theatre Afrikan in South Africa under the direction of Martin Schnberg. In 2006 and 2007, he performed as a guest artist with various companies in Mexico and the USA. He has worked with choreographers such as Alberto Mndez, James Kelly, Nellie Happe and Gustavo Herrera. Herrera created El Jaiduk" on Humberto.

Humberto has also participated in a number of master classes with world renowned teachers such as David Howard, Willy Burmann, Fernando Bujones and Suki Schorer among others.

Humberto has also performed flamenco dance in the seasons of La Viuda Alegre (The Merry Widow) and La Verbena de la Paloma (The Festival of the Dove). He trained for these seasons under Sabs Santos. His classical ballet repertory includes, amongst others, The Prince in "The Nutcracker", The Flower Festival at Genzano, "Napoli", Colas and Alain in "La Fille mal garde", Prince Desir in "The Sleeping Beauty", Basilio and Espada in "Don Quixote", Hilarion and Pas de Vendages in "Giselle", Franz in "Coppelia", Escamillo in "Carmen" and the "Le Corsaire" and Black Swan (Swan Lake) Pas de Deux.

Humberto joined the SA Ballet Theatre in Johannesburg in February 2008 as a Soloist appearing in The Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote and La Traviata. In March 2009, Humberto made his debut as the Prince in Veronica Paepers Cinderella-the Ballet at the Joburg Theatre opposite Lauryn Summerley. In June 2009 he once again performed the title role of Franz in Copplia at the Promusica Theatre in Roodepoort. He performed the roles of Albrecht and Hilarion in FNBs Giselle at the Joburg Theatre in September and appeared in Janice Honeymans popular annual pantomime Pinocchio.

He was promoted to Senior Soloist in May 2010.

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