Ruiz Pedro


Classical Ballet / Choreographer

Pedro Ruiz trained in his native Cuba and in Venezuela. Mr. Ruiz choreographed three celebrated ballets while a principal dancer with Ballet Hispanico for twenty one years. Choreography credits include: The Joffrey, Luna Negra, New Jersey Ballet, the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. Program, Ailey’s Spring Celebration and Summer Sizzler concerts. He is on the dance faculty of Marymount College, the staff of The Ailey School and Scarsdale Ballet. Awards include the Bessie Award, the Choo-San Goh Award and The Cuban Artist’s Fund. Recently, Mr. Ruiz received The Joyce Foundation Award to create a new work for The Joffrey and was profiled nationally on PBS’s “In The Life.”

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  • Ballet Hispanico
    New York