Alen Gotal was born in Zagreb, Croatia. He started his ballet education at the age of 16 at the School for Classical Ballet in Zagreb. Immediately after completing his formal ballet education he joined the Croatian National Theater, being a member of the HNK ballet ensemble to date.
During his career as a dancer he has worked with national and international renowned choreographers and performed many solo roles, specially in contemporary ballets. Simultaneously with his dance carreer, he has worked as a ballet teacher, training both children and adults in the art of ballet as well as coaching ice skaters and synchronized swimmers.
Alen enjoys sharing the joy of dance, passing his ballet knowledge, and watching his students conquer new challenges and grasp the artistry of ballet.