Ariel Rose

Corps de Ballet

Hometown:  New York, New York

Ariel Rose began his training at Ballet Academy East in New York City. He also studied at the LaGuardia High School for Music and Art and the Performing Arts, and at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre. As a young dancer, Rose received an honorable mention in the National YoungArts program.

Upon graduating, Rose went on to Boston where he performed extensively with Boston Ballet II as well as with the main company. While there, he originated a role in Jorma Elo’s One Concerto. He then spent three years dancing with the Richmond Ballet where he performed works by many contemporary choreographers such as Ma Cong, Val Caniparoli, William Soleau, Salvatore Aiello and Jessica Lang.

In 2010, Rose performed as a guest principal with Ballet Municipal in Lima, Peru, dancing the role of Franz in Alicia Alonso’s Coppélia.

Roles since joining MCB

George Balanchine

Nacho Duato
Jardí Tancat

Classical Repertoire
Don Quixote, Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky