Margarita Armas

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Margarita Armas began her ballet training at Artistic Dance Center and Miami City Ballet School. In 2014, Margarita took a brief break from her ballet training to explore Modern and Contemporary with Marie-Louise Gaschler. She attended summer programs in Miami City Ballet School, American Ballet Theater, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. At age 15, Margarita was selected by Miami City Ballet to perform with the company’s 2015-2016 Season programs & MCB Tour to New York City and Chicago.

 

Margarita was featured in the second season of the Teen Vogue’s Strictly Ballet Series. She was also the recipient of the Silver Award in the 2018 YoungArts Ballet Category. Margarita began to explore choreography for Miami City Ballet School’s Student Choreography Showcase. In 2019, during her second year as a Professional Student with Pacific Northwest Ballet,  she choreographed at the Guggenheim in New York City for a collaboration with Dance Lab New York and the Joyce for "Female Choreographers of Color in Ballet”. Margarita is now pursuing a career as a freelance choreographer. 

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