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Meet Jerard Palazo

Jerard Palazo was born in Manila, Philippines and moved to Canada at 8 years old, where he began his formal dance training at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 2006. After graduating in 2012 he moved to Toronto to further his dance studies with the Toronto Dance Theatre for a year.

Upon receiving a full tuition scholarship from the Alvin Ailey School Jerard moved to NewYork and trained at Ailey from 2013-2015. Jerard was selected for summer programs on full tuition scholarships at Jacob’s Pillow Contemporary Program and Nederlands Dans Theatre. He has worked with Nai Ni Chen Dance Company, Peridance Company and Lavagnino Dance in New York. Jerard made his debut as a choreographer at iHeartDanceNYC on June 2021 with ‘New Beginnings’ a duet he specially conceived for New York City Ballet soloist Megan LeCrone, performed by Ms. LeCrone and Jerard on the rooftop of the Empire Hotel near Lincoln Center. It turned out to be the onset of ‘So Close’ his first full-length ballet that had its world premiere in the spring of 2022 at Peridance Contemporary Dance Company and was received enthusiastically. Jerard Palazo is excited to dance in his first season with BalletX.

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Summer Series 2024|Series

Experience world premieres by Loughlan Prior and Stina Quagebeur, alongside the return of Amy Hall Garner’s Switching the Groove More Info
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Summer Series 2024|Series

Experience world premieres by Loughlan Prior and Stina Quagebeur, alongside the return of Amy Hall Garner’s Switching the Groove More Info
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Summer Series 2024|Series

Experience world premieres by Loughlan Prior and Stina Quagebeur, alongside the return of Amy Hall Garner’s Switching the Groove More Info
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Summer Series 2024|Series

Experience world premieres by Loughlan Prior and Stina Quagebeur, alongside the return of Amy Hall Garner’s Switching the Groove More Info

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