Joining Texas Ballet Theater for his third season, Riley Moyano began his training in his hometown of Naperville, Illinois, at the school of DanceWest Ballet with his parents Regina and Ricardo Moyano. Riley continued his training at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he performed in Nicholas Petrov's Carmen and Trey McIntyre's Blue Until June. Mr. Moyano has also performed various roles in The Nutcracker for the DanceWest Ballet, Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh and Laurel Ballet Performing Company as well as in Giselle for DanceWest Ballet. Since joining TBT Riley has enjoyed performing in Glen Tetley's Voluntaries and Val Caniparoli's Lambarena. Riley also made a guest appearance in the 2012 Dallas Opera’s La Traviata.