EMMANUEL RAMIREZ

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ARTIST BIO

 

Born and raised in Mexico. He’s a dance teacher, dancer, actor, and

choreographer. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Dance from Universidad de Guadalajara

and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Drama from Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico.

Emmanuel danced for various professional companies throughout Mexico such as Compania

de Danza Clasica y Neoclasica de Jalisco, Compañía de Danza Clásica de Quintana Roo,

Danza UNAM, Atelier Ballet Teatro Contemporaneo and Guadalajara en Movimiento, where he

danced choreography pieces of Mark Godden, Nazira Yakubova, Katia Garza, Rosario Murillo,

Dalirys Valladares, Sergio Vicencio, Arcadio Carbonell, Diego Vazquez, Raul Fernandez, among

others.

Emmanuel moved to Chicago in 2016 where he’s performed yearly in both Ballet Legere’s and

Ruth Pages’ Nutcracker. He became a company member of Elements Contemporary Ballet. As

a Teacher, he has worked for Maywood Fine Arts, Ballet Legere, Dance On Broadway, The

Rooted Space and Kenwood Ballet School. He also teaches dance in Chicago Public Schools.

As an actor he played the role Iago from Othelo for Repertorio Latino Theater Company, was a

Shark in West Side Story at Marriott Theater, and played Ramon in Zorro the Musical at Musical

Theater Works. He recently earned his Pilates Certification through Kinetic Axis studying under

Steven Winterstein and is certified nationally through the Pilates Method Alliance.