Jonnathan Ramirez


Jonnathan Ramirez is originally from Cali, Colombia. At the age of 8 he began his training at the Colombian Institute of Ballet, Incolballet. After graduating at 16, he moved to New York City where he received a full scholarship to continue his training at American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School of Ballet. In 2007 he danced with Cincinnati Ballet for two seasons, then in 2009 he joined Houston Ballet. In 2010 Jonnathan joined the Tulsa Ballet Theatre where he performed numerous soloist and principal roles over ten consecutive years before joining Colorado Ballet in 2020.

Cali, Colombia

Dance training and awards:
The Colombian Institute of Ballet, Incolballet 1997-2005
ABT’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School 2006-2008
American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive 2005-2008

Joined Colorado Ballet:

Selected roles and ballets:
John Cranko’s Taming of the Shrew, Petruchio
Wayne Mcgregor's Infra
Derek Deane’s Strictly Gershwin, An American in Paris
Ben Stevenson’s Dracula, Frederick
Kenneth Macmillan’s Manon, Dancing gents
Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free
Don Quixote, Espada
Jiri Kilyan’s Petite Mort, 4th pas de deux
Andre Prokovsky's The Three Musketeers, Principal
David Dawson’s A Million Kisses to my Skin
Garrett Smith’s Fading Figures
Marcello Angelini’s Giselle, Pas de Trois
Ma Cong’s Tchaikovsky, The Man Behind the Music, Tchaikovsky
Marcello Angelini’s Sleeping Beauty, Prince Desire
Alejandro Cerrudo’s Second to Last
Balanchine’s Who Cares
Annabella Lopez Ochoa’s Shibuya Blues
Kurt Jooss’s Green Table
Nacho Duato’s Rassemblement
Edward Liang’s Dorothy and the Prince of Oz, Prince
Marcello Angellini’s Swan Lake, Rothbart Soloist, Pas de Quatre
Alexander Ekman’s Cacti
Yuri Possokhov's Classical symphony, Soloist
Christopher Bruce’s Rooster
George Balanchine’s Serenade, Waltz Man
Paul Taylor’s Company B
Christopher Wheeldon’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella, Step sisterPrince
Jorma Elo's Slice to Sharp
Val Caniparoli's, Lady of the Camellias, Gustave
George Balanchine's 4 Temperaments Principal
Twyla Tharp's Sinatra Suite
Edward Liang's Romeo & Juliet, Tybalt
George Balanchine’s Themes and Variations, soloist
Twyla Tharp’s Push Comes to Shove
George Balanchine’s Jewels, Rubies pas de deux

Promoted to Principal 2021