Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Simon Wexler immigrated to the United States in 1993 when he was only nine months old. At age eight, Mr. Wexler started his ballet training with the Academy of Ballet in Tucson, Arizona. Mr. Wexler began his professional career, at 13 years-old, at the prestigious Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, D.C. where he trained with Anatoli Kucheruck and Vladimir Djouloukadze. Upon graduation, Mr. Wexler joined Orlando Ballet II, where he danced featured roles until joining Texas Ballet Theater in 2010. This is Mr. Wexler's fourth season with Texas Ballet Theater.