Jeanette Delgado


Hometown: Miami, Florida

Jeanette Delgado was born in Miami and began her dance training with Vivian Tobio, Liana Navarro and Maria Victoria Gutierrez. At the age of nine she received a scholarship to study at Miami City Ballet School and spent her summers studying at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and Chautauqua Dance Program. In 2003, Delgado received the Princess Grace Award and began her apprenticeship with Miami City Ballet before becoming a member of the corps de ballet the following year. In 2006, she was promoted to soloist and to principal dancer in 2008. She has been invited to perform outside of MCB with the Chautauqua Ballet Company, under the direction of Jean Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia McBride, and has participated in Oregon Ballet Theaters’ Dance United performances in 2010 and 2012.

Roles since joining MCB

Richard Alston

George Balanchine
Allegro Brillante
Ballet Imperial
Ballo della Regina
Bourrée Fantasque
Concerto Barocco
Donizetti Variations
Divertimento No. 15
“Emeralds” from Jewels
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ (Sugarplum Fairy, Dew Drop)
La Source
La Valse
Pas de Dix
Raymonda Variations
“Rubies” from Jewels
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (Strip Tease Girl)
Square Dance
Swan Lake, Act II
Symphony in C
Symphony in Three Movements
The Four Temperaments
Theme and Variations
Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux
Western Symphony
Who Cares?

Alexei Ratmansky
Symphonic Dances

Jerome Robbins
Dances at a Gathering
In the Night

West Side Story Suite (Anita)

Trey McIntyre
The Reassuring Effects of Form and Poetry

Justin Peck
Chutes and Ladders

Liam Scarlett

Twyla Tharp
In The Upper Room

Nine Sinatra Songs
“The Golden Section”

Paul Taylor
Arden Court
Company B
Funny Papers
Mercuric Tidings
Piazzolla Caldera

Edward Villella
The Neighborhood Ballroom

Classical Repertoire
“Aurora’s Wedding,” Marius Petipa (Bluebird Pas de Deux, Canary Fairy)
Coppélia, Arthur Saint-Léon (Swanhilda)
Don Quixote, Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky (Kitri, Cupid)
Giselle, Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot (Giselle, Myrtha)

Delgado has originated feature roles in Justin Peck’s Chutes and Ladders and Heatscape, Alexei Ratmansky’s Symphonic Dances, Liam Scarlett’s Viscera and Euphotic, and Twyla Tharp’s NIGHTSPOT.