Marcus Romeo trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, beginning at age six, under the direction of Marcia Dale Weary. Romeo completed his last three years of pre-professional training at The School of American Ballet from 2009-2012, where he was awarded the Columbus Citizen Foundation Scholarship, the Linda and Arthur Collins Scholarship, and the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation Scholarship. Romeo attended summer intensives at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, School of American Ballet, and Boston Ballet School, all three on full merit scholarships. Following his graduation from The School of American Ballet in New York City in 2012, Romeo joined Boston Ballet II, under Mikko Nissinen, and was promoted to the corps de ballet in 2014. Romeo has performed in numerous productions including Mikko Nissinen’s Swan Lake (Corps de Ballet), The Nutcracker (Russian, Spanish, Mother Ginger, Bear), and Diamonds (Corps de Ballet). This is Romeo’s first season with Cincinnati Ballet.
Cincinnati Ballet dancers are hard at work learning how to sword fight for our upcoming production of Peter Pan. During one rehearsal, dancers playing Peter Pan and Captain Hook learned how to dance and spar at the same time from fight choreographer Gina Cerimele-Mechley and Peter Pan repetiteur Johanna Bernstein Wilt. Check out their fencing skills […]