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Jordan Martinez

Corps de Ballet

Hometown: Tampa, Florida

Jordan Martinez began studying at the Next Generation Ballet at the Patel Conservatory in Tampa, Florida at age 11 under the direction of Peter Stark, Ivonne Lemus, and later Philip Neal. After competing in the Youth America Grand Prix in 2016, he won the Grand Prix award in the senior age division and went on to compete in the Final Round at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. At age 15, Jordan was invited to attend the Royal Ballet’s Upper School, where he was later accepted into the Graduate year, and received an artistic award from the London Ballet Association. Jordan danced with the Pennsylvania Ballet II for the 2019-2020 season and performed in works including George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante and The Nutcracker, as well as Angel Corella’s Don Quixote and La Bayadere.

Jordan joined Miami City Ballet as corps de ballet member in 2020.

Roles Since Joining MCB

Ricardo Amarante

Margarita Armas

George Balanchine
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
Prodigal Son
Square Dance

John Cranko
Romeo and Juliet

Alexei Ratmansky
Concerto DSCH
Swan Lake

Jerome Robbins
West Side Story Suite

Durante Verzola
PAGANINI, In-Play (1st and 4th Movement)

Martinez has an originated role in Ricardo Amarante's Delight, Margarita Armas' Análogo, and Durante Verzola’s PAGANINI, In-Play, and Sentimiento.