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Patricia Delgado, born in Miami, Florida, was a principal dancer with the Miami City Ballet and is currently a freelance artist living in NYC. She began her dance training, under cuban tutelage at 5 years old. She spent summers training in New York City at the School of American Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. In 2000, she was the Princess Grace Nominee and Edward Villella invited her to join the company as an apprentice.
Patricia Delgado has performed works by George Balanchine, among her favorites, “Symphony in Three Movements”, “Four Temperaments”, “Symphony in C”, “Duo Concertante” and Odile in “Swan Lake”, by Jerome Robbins, “Dances at a Gathering” and “Afternoon of a Faun”, Twyla Tharp, Paul Taylor, Anthony Tudor, Richard Alston, Christopher Wheeldon, Edward Villella and Trey Mcyntire as well as classical works such as Swanhilda in “Coppelia” and roles in “Giselle” and “Don Quixote”. One of her most memorable performances was performing the role of Juliet in John Cranko’s “Romeo and Juliet”. Patricia has also been incredibly fortunate to have created feature works with choreographers Alexei Ratmansky, Liam Scarlett, Justin Peck, and Pam Tanowitz.
She has performed at The Bolshoi, in Moscow, at the Theatre du Chatelet, in Paris, France, at the Chicago Dancing Festival, at the Vail International Dance Festival in Colorado and in New York City; at Fall for Dance at City Center, at the Joyce Theater and at the Koch Theatre at Lincoln Center.
She performed as Maggie Anderson in the musical “Brigadoon”, directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon at Encores! City Center and most recently, she starred in the music video “The Dark Side of the Gym” for The National. She also has begun doing work as a repetiteur for Justin Peck. She staged “In Creases” on Boston Ballet and “Heatscape” in Dresden, Germany at the Semperoper Ballett.