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 Young Arts 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. He joined Miami City Ballet’s corps de ballet in 2013.
In 2010, Rose performed as a guest soloist with Ballet Municipal in Lima, Peru, dancing the role of Franz in Alicia Alonso’s Coppélia.
In 2015, Rose was selected to participate in the Resident Fellows choreographic program with the Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University, an international institute for scholars and artists of ballet and its related arts and sciences.
Ariel has had new choreographic works performed throughout the U.S. as well as in Toronto, Canada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Medellín, Colombia.
In the summer of 2017 two of his works were performed at the Joyce Theater in NYC and at Jacobs Pillow in Becket, Massachusetts.
Ariel is a member of the Inter-American Choreographic Institute and currently serves on the board of directors of “Dances Patrelle” in NYC.
Rose was promoted to the rank of soloist in 2022.
Roles since joining MCB
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania’s Cavalier)
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ (Cavalier)
La Valse (Death)
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
Stravinsky Violin Concerto
Symphony in Three Movements
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
The Four Temperaments
Theme and Variations
Romeo and Juliet (Paris)
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes
Year of the Rabbit
Concerto DSCH (Demi Soloist)
The Fairy’s Kiss
Brahms/Handel (Demi Soloist)
Dances at a Gathering
In the Night
I’m Old Fashioned (Demi-Soloist)
The Cage (2nd Intruder)
West Side Story Suite
In The Upper Room
Nine Sinatra Songs
Don Quixote, Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky