Dance Performance 

Background

Omar began his formal training at the School for the Performing Arts in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. He was a member of Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico from 2006-2011. During this period, he won the Championship Cup and Gold Medal at the National Dance Competition in Puerto Rico.  He received a scholarship to the Ailey School in 2011, and after two years, he began his professional career.

 

He has toured nationally and internationally with Ballet Hispánico, Yin Yue Dance Company, Parsons Dance and Sleeping Beauty Dreams featuring Diana Vishneva. He has performed and led works by Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, David Parsons, Robert Battle, Mary Pat Henry, Trey McIntyre, Michelle Manzanales, Jennifer Archibald, Carlos Pons, Ephrat Asherie, and Yin Yue. Omar had the honor of performing at the 2018 TITAS Gala and the 2019 Schrittmacher Festival in Germany. In January 2020, he collaborated with Erin Sullivan on an Interactive Projection Workshop titled Spine Lines, presented at Yale University.

photo by Stefano Altamura

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