Originally from Fairfax, California, Lucas Priolo began dancing in order to stay fit for baseball. He discovered a love for dancing as he trained at Dance Theatre Seven in Fairfax. Before joining Texas Ballet Theater in 2004, Mr. Priolo was a Company member at Houston Ballet. Since becoming a member of Texas Ballet Theater, he has enjoyed dancing the principal roles in Ben Stevenson's Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Dracula, Don Quixote, Peer Gynt, Cleopatra, Three Preludes, Mozart Requiem and Four Last Songs. Lucas also performed principal roles in Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Manon and Gloria, William Forsythe's In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Christopher Bruce's Sergeant Early's Dream, Paul Taylor's Company B and In the Beginning, Natalie Weir's Steppenwolf, Balanchine's The Four Temperaments and Theme and Variations, Trey McIntyre's Second Before the Ground and The Shadow, Julia Adam’s Ketubah, Nacho Duato's Without Words and Glen Tetley's Voluntaries. Mr. Priolo is also a jewelry designer and craftsman for Priolo & Co. at Sofia Jewelry. Lucas is married to former Company member Julie Gumbinner.