Amar Ramasar is one of the leading male ballet dancers in the world today. A Principal at the New York City Ballet (NYCB), Amar works with many choreographers in and outside NYCB expanding his own training and enriching his collaborators worlds. Amar began his studies at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in 1993. In addition, he studied at the American Ballet Theatre Summer Program and The Rock School of Pennsylvania Ballet. In July 2000, Mr. Ramasar was invited to become an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and in July 2001 he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. In March of 2006 he was promoted to soloist and in October 2009 was promoted to Principal Dancer.

Currently, Amar is developing a full evening of works called Études, with Indian choreographer and performer, Preeti Vasudevan, forming a personal narrative informed by the meeting of two classical styles – Ballet and Bharatanatyam (Indian).

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