Ruben Martin

Ballet Master at Washington ballet

  • style
  • Classical Ballet Conditioning/crosstraining for dancers Strengthening for ballet dancers
  • level
  • Advanced Intermediate Professional
  • location
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • speaks
  • English Spanish
  • price per class
  • 115 USD

Rubén Martín is a former Principal Dancer with the San Francisco Ballet. Mr. Martín was born in Reus, Spain, and trained at Estudio de Danza de Maria de Avila. After dancing with English National Ballet for four years, he joined San Francisco Ballet as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2000. He was promoted to Soloist in 2003 and to Principal dancer in 2006. In 2014, he retired to become a Principal Character dancer with the Company, as well as a full-time endowed faculty member at San Francisco Ballet School.

During his tenure as a dancer, Martín’s major roles included Albrecht in Tomasson´s Giselle, Prince Siegfried and Von Rothbart in Tomasson´s Swan Lake, Onegin in Cranko´s Onegin, Prince Desiree in Tomasson´s Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker Prince and King of the Snow in Tomasson´s Nutcracker, and. In addition, he performed works by a wide range of choreographers, including George Balanchine, Mark Morris, Alexei Ratmansky, Jerome Robbins, Helgi Tomasson, and Christopher Wheeldon.

Rubén has performed as a guest artist with the National Ballet of Canada, and Dutch National Ballet amongst other leading companies worldwide. In addition, he has served as a guest teacher with San Francisco Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Washington Ballet, English National Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Smuin Ballet, and Marin Ballet. In 2018 he joined The Washington Ballet under the direction of Julie Kent becoming their Ballet Master.

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