The Miami City Ballet
Patricia Delgado, principal dancer with the Miami City Ballet was born in Miami, Florida.
She began her dance training with Liana Navarro and Vivian Tobio. Â When she was 12 years old she began studying atÂ the Miami City Ballet School, spending summers in New York City, at the School of American Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. She was the Princess Grace Nominee in 2000 and that same year Edward Villella invited her to join the company as anÂ apprentice.Â She was promoted to principal in 2007.
Ms. Delgado has performed many ballets by George Balanchine including Symphony in Three Movements, The Four Temperaments, Agon, Bugaku, Ballet Imperial, Square Dance, Theme and Variations, Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux, Duo Concertante, Sonatine, Concerto Barocco, Apollo, Who Cares? and Slaughter on Tenth Avenue and Jerome Robbins’ In the Night, Afternoon of A Faun, Dances at a Gathering, and Fancy Free among others. She has also danced works by Twyla Tharp including, When Push Comes to Shove, In the Upper Room and Sinatra Songs as well as Paul Taylor’s work including Company B, Mercuric Tidings, and Piazolla Caldera.
She performed the role of Juliet in John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet as well as other classical works including Swanhilda in Coppelia, and featured roles in Giselle and Don Quixote. Â She has danced works by Anthony Tudor, Christopher Wheeldon, Edward Villella and Â Trey Mcyntire and has created feature works with choreographers Alexei Ratmansky and Liam Scarlett. Â She performed the Dark Angel, in Balanchine’s Serenade with the New York City Ballet at the 75th Anniversary of the School of American Ballet. Â She has also performed in Paris, France at the Theatre du Chatelet with the Miami City Ballet in the summer of 2011 for a 3 week festival, Les Etes de la Danse. and most recently danced an excerpt from Justin Peck’s Year of the Rabbit at The Bolshoi in Moscow at the Benois de la Danse gala.