Mario Gonzalez started dancing at the Marya Kennett Dance School in Goshen, NY. Mario received his pre-professional training at Walnut Hill School for the Arts on scholarship under the direction of Michael Owen. He has also received training from: The Boston Ballet School, PPAS/The Ailey School, Joffrey Mid-West, The Juilliard School, The Chautauqua Institution, Pacific Northwest Ballet School, San Francisco Ballet School, Movement Invention Project, Nederlands Dans Theater, The Cunningham Fellowship, and Springboard Danse Montreal. He has danced repertoire by George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham, Nicolo Fonte, Madboots Dance, Stephan Laks, Paul Lightfoot & Sol Leon, Matthew Neenan, Crystal Pite, Doug Varone, Yin Yue, among others. Mario recently received his BFA from SUNY Purchase College and is excited for his first season with ARB.