Xavier Nuñez was raised in West Hartford, Connecticut. At 16, he continued his training with Miguel Campaneria. In 2011, he was awarded the silver medal at the World Ballet Competition in the professional category. He joined ABT’s Studio Company under Artistic Director, Kevin McKenzie, and Franco De Vita. He was invited to perform in the Rencontres Jeune Ballet Gala, in Cannes, France, dancing Balanchine’s Tarantella. Xavier began dancing with Tulsa Ballet II where he performed in ballets such as The Nutcracker, Cinderella and Contrast. He was promoted to main company for the 2014/15 season.