Cervilio Miguel Amador trained with the Vocational Ballet School in Camagüey, Cuba and National Ballet School of Cuba. He danced with the National Ballet of Cuba as a corps de ballet dancer and corifeo (demi-soloist) before joining Cincinnati Ballet in 2004 as a Soloist. He was promoted to Senior Soloist in 2005 and Principal Dancer in 2006 and has danced numerous lead roles in full-length ballets throughout his extensive career at Cincinnati Ballet, including Romeo Romeo and Juliet, King Arthur in King Arthur’s Camelot, Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Peter in Peter Pan. He has also had several new works created on him by esteemed contemporary choreographers such as Adam Hougland, Jennifer Archibald and Ma Cong. In 2014, Amador was invited to perform at Lumenocity on a balcony suspended on Cincinnati’s Music Hall as part of the renowned light show and has been invited three times to dance at the Titas Command Performance Gala in Dallas, Texas, among several of the top ballet dancers in the world. He is currently a co-artistic director of Kansas City Dance Festival and founder of Moving Arts Cincinnati.
There is no doubt that moment when Peter Pan first flies through the window of the Darling nursery, it’s absolute magic for the audience. “That spirit of flying, of being that free,” says Cincinnati Ballet principal dancer Cervilio Amador. “People love it. Who hasn’t at one point wanted to be a Lost Boy, Peter Pan, […]