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Amar Ramasar

 
Bio:
Amar Ramasar made his Broadway debut in West Side Story. He was born in the Bronx, NY, and began his studies in 1993 at the School of American Ballet. In 2000 he was invited to become an apprentice at New York City Ballet and in 2001 he joined the company as a member of the Corps de Ballet. Ramasar ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Amar Ramasar made his Broadway debut in West Side Story. He was born in the Bronx, NY, and began his studies in 1993 at the School of American Ballet. In 2000 he was invited to become an apprentice at New York City Ballet and in 2001 he joined the company as a member of the Corps de Ballet. Ramasar ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2020
Bernardo
  [Broadway]
2018 Broadway Revival, 2018
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Photos

Adolfo Mena Cejas, Roman Cruz, Carlos E. Gonzalez, Amar Ramasar, Israel Del Rosario,  Photo

Adolfo Mena Cejas, Roman Cruz, Carlos E. Gonzalez, Amar Ramasar, Israel Del Rosario, Carlos A. Jimenez, Kevin Zambrano Middle (orange) Ricky Ubeda Front row (left to right) Sheldon True, Jacob Guzman

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Date:
02/21/2020
Amar Ramasar, Yesenia Ayala, and the cast of WEST SIDE STORY Photo

Amar Ramasar, Yesenia Ayala, and the cast of WEST SIDE STORY

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Date:
02/19/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2020
Bernardo

  [Broadway]
2018 Broadway Revival, 2018
Jigger

Amar Ramasar Biography

Amar Ramasar made his Broadway debut in West Side Story. He was born in the Bronx, NY, and began his studies in 1993 at the School of American Ballet. In 2000 he was invited to become an apprentice at New York City Ballet and in 2001 he joined the company as a member of the Corps de Ballet. Ramasar was promoted to the rank of soloist in 2006 and in 2009 was promoted to principal dancer. In addition to his numerous ballet credits, he is featured in the film adaptation of Jerome Robbins' NY Export: Opus Jazz and the documentary Ballet 422, which follows the creation of Justin Peck's Paz de la Jolla. Ramasar received a Bessie Award for Outstanding Performer in 2015 and was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2000.




Amar Ramasar News

New York City Ballet Announces 2022 Spring Season Photo New York City Ballet Announces 2022 Spring Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

New York City Ballet’s 2022 Spring Season will open on Tuesday, April 19 with a program featuring two works by the Company’s co-Founding Choreographers – Serenade by George Balanchine and The Goldberg Variations by Jerome Robbins. 

Broadway Revival of WEST SIDE STORY Will Not Reopen Photo Broadway Revival of WEST SIDE STORY Will Not Reopen
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021

It was announced today that Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story will not reopen on Broadway. 

VIDEO: New York City Ballet Teases 2021-22 Season in New Trailer Photo VIDEO: New York City Ballet Teases 2021-22 Season in New Trailer
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2021

The season will include 16 weeks of repertory performances, including a four-week Fall Season (September 21 – October 17, 2021), six-week Winter Season (January 18 – February 27, 2022), and six-week Spring Season (April 19 – May 29, 2022).  See attached season calendars for complete programming information.

Wake Up With BWW 7/28: New WEST SIDE STORY Movie Trailer, WICKED Tour to Resume Next  Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/28: New WEST SIDE STORY Movie Trailer, WICKED Tour to Resume Next Week, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Today's top stories: check out the new trailer for the West Side Story film, the Wicked tour will be the first to reopen when it resumes next week, and more!

Amar Ramasar Will Retire In May After 20 Years With City Ballet Photo Amar Ramasar Will Retire In May After 20 Years With City Ballet
by BWW Staff - Jul 27, 2021

Amar Ramasar will retire from City Ballet in May after 20 years with the company. Ramasar has previously 'accused of sending inappropriate texts and photos of other City Ballet dancers.' His final performance will be Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Which Broadway Shows Have NOT Announced Return Dates? Photo Which Broadway Shows Have NOT Announced Return Dates?
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 14, 2021

Over the past month, Broadway fans have had plenty of reasons to celebrate, as show after show has announced their own plans to resume performances in the coming months. While most Broadway productions have shared news about their return, some have yet to confirm their next steps.

Student Blog: Is Broadway Ready to Return? Photo Student Blog: Is Broadway Ready to Return?
by Student Blogger: Paige Rosko - Apr 15, 2021

While I would personally love to be back in a theater seeing a Broadway show, is it worth it if the money I am paying is going to the pockets of racist abusers?

Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & M Photo Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!

UN DÍA COMO HOY… WEST SIDE STORY llega a Broadway Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY… WEST SIDE STORY llega a Broadway
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Sep 26, 2020

Era 26 de septiembre de 1957 cuando el Winter Garden Theater de Broadway acogía el nuevo musical WEST SIDE STORY, con música de Leonard Bernstein, letras del entonces novato Stephen Sondheim, libreto de Arthur Laurents y coreografías de Jerome Robbins. Nadie sabía en aquel momento que lo que estaban viviendo era un acontecimiento que marcaría la historia de Broadway para siempre: El nacimiento de uno de los más grandes clásicos del Teatro Musical.

BWW Blog: How Different Shows Use Digital Technology Photo BWW Blog: How Different Shows Use Digital Technology
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - Jul 21, 2020

As the decades have gone by, Broadway has continued to develop and change along with the rest of the world.

Amar Ramasar Videos

VIDEO: New York City Ballet Teases 2021-22 Season in New Trailer VideoVIDEO: New York City Ballet Teases 2021-22 Season in New Trailer
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2021

The season will include 16 weeks of repertory performances, including a four-week Fall Season (September 21 – October 17, 2021), six-week Winter Season (January 18 – February 27, 2022), and six-week Spring Season (April 19 – May 29, 2022).  See attached season calendars for complete programming information.

BWW TV: What Does WEST SIDE STORY Mean to You? Broadway Stars Answer on the Opening N VideoBWW TV: What Does WEST SIDE STORY Mean to You? Broadway Stars Answer on the Opening Night Red Carpet!
by TV - Red Carpets - Feb 21, 2020

Some of Broadway's biggest stars, including Sierra Boggess, Joshua Henry, Jessica Vosk, Robin de Jesús, Will Hochman, Sherie Rene Scott and so many more tell us all about what the iconic West Side Story means to them!

VIDEO: Isaac Powell Sings WEST SIDE STORY's 'Something's Coming' VideoVIDEO: Isaac Powell Sings WEST SIDE STORY's 'Something's Coming'
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Something great is coming! With the Broadway revival of West Side Story currently in previews, the show's very own Tony, Isaac Powell, took to the stage at Live from Here with Chris Thile to perform the show's iconic song 'Something's Coming.' Check out the full performance with this video!

VIDEO: NY City Center Announces Lineup for 15th Fall for Dance Festival VideoVIDEO: NY City Center Announces Lineup for 15th Fall for Dance Festival
by Alan Henry - Sep 10, 2018

New York City Center announced today full programming for the 15th Fall for Dance Festival (Oct 1 - 13). Opening the landmark 75th Anniversary Season, the Festival showcases an international array of dance artists and companies in five unique programs.  In keeping with City Center's founding mission to make the arts accessible to everyone, all tickets are $15.  

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Alexander Gemignani Record the CAROUSEL Cast Album! VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Alexander Gemignani Record the CAROUSEL Cast Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2018

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the cast recording for the critically acclaimed revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel (currently available digitally), will be released in stores tomorrow, July 13. Below, BroadwayWorld is excite dto bring you an exclusive clip of Tony nominee Alexander Gemignani as he records 'Mister Snow (reprise)'.

BWW TV: Watch Justin Peck's Tony-Nominated Choreography from CAROUSEL! VideoBWW TV: Watch Justin Peck's Tony-Nominated Choreography from CAROUSEL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2018

The company of Carousel had reason to celebrate this week, as the show picked up eleven Tony nominations. One of them went to the outstanding choreography of Justin Peck, who makes his Broadway debut with this piece. Watch as the company brings his vision to life on the Imperial stage below!

VIDEO: Justin Peck Talks CAROUSEL and His Career in Dance on SUNDAY MORNING VideoVIDEO: Justin Peck Talks CAROUSEL and His Career in Dance on SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2018

Justin Peck is a '21-century sensation' when it comes to the dance world. His most recent project was choreographing the current revival of Carousel on Broadway. Rita Braver interviewed Peck for CBS Sunday Morning, where he talked about his career and why it's fun being him. Watch the full video below!

BWW TV: CAROUSEL Is Busting Out All Over! Go Inside Opening Night with Jessie Mueller VideoBWW TV: CAROUSEL Is Busting Out All Over! Go Inside Opening Night with Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry & More
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 13, 2018

Broadway was busting out all over last night at the Imperial Theatre! That's because Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel, under the direction of three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreography by Justin Peck, opened officially, bringing the beloved show back to Broadway for the first time in over 20 years. 

VIDEO: Jessie Mueller Sings from CAROUSEL for #FlashbackFriday
by Alan Henry - Apr 21, 2017

For #FlashbackFriday BroadwayWorld is looking back on Live from Lincoln Center's CAROUSEL following the exciting news that the musical will be revived on Broadway next season!

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with A DANCER'S DREAM
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2013

Choreographer Karole Armitage and director/designer Doug Fitch work with Sara Mearns, Amar Ramasar, Matt Acheson, William da Silva, and Abbey Roesner to bring the stories of Stravinsky's 'Petrushka' and 'The Fairy's Kiss' to life in rehearsal for 'A Dancer's Dream'. Click below for a sneak peek at the show in rehearsal!


Amar Ramasar Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Amar Ramasar been in?
Amar Ramasar has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Amar Ramasar been in?
Amar Ramasar has not appeared in the West End