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Bryan Arias

Bryan Arias



Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Bryan moved with his family to New York City at the age of nine. While growing up Bryan was exposed to many urban and social dance styles, receiving his formal dance training at La Guardia High School for the Performing Arts. As a dancer, Bryan went on to perform with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, The Netherlands Dance Theater (NDT), and Crystal Pite’s company Kidd Pivot. He has originated roles in and performed in works by notable choreographers including Jirí Kylián, Ohad Naharin and Crystal Pite. As a choreographer, Bryan is the recipient of the 2017 Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Award, the 2019 Jacobs Pillow Fellowship Award, and the 2020 prestigious German Der Faust Award in choreography. Bryan's work has been performed around the world with companies such as the Paul Taylor Company, Netherlands Dance Theater, Zurich Ballet, Ballet Theater Basel, Tanz Lucerne Theater, Bern Ballet, Juilliard School New York, Scottish Ballet, Hessisches Staatsballet, Charlotte Ballet, Gibney Company, and the Bolshoi Ballet. In the season 21/22, Bryan Arias will present himself for the first time at the Staatstheater Nürnberg Ballett with a world premiere as part of the ballet evening "Made for Us“.

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