Corps de Ballet
Amir Yogev was born and raised in Kibbutz Tzuba, Israel, where he began his dance training. In 2003, he moved to New York City to study at The School of American Ballet. He supplemented his training with summer programs on scholarship at Joffrey Ballet School, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, and San Francisco Ballet School.
While at SAB, Mr. Yogev performed in several ballets including Square Dance, Bourrée Fantasaque, Scenes de Ballet, Western Symphony, Union Jack, and The Nutcracker.
In 2006, Mr. Yogev joined Miami City Ballet. He performed in several works by George Balanchine including Square Dance, La Valse, Jewels, Bourrée Fantasque, Swan Lake, Symphony in C, and George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™. Mr. Yogev also performed in Paul Taylor’s Mercuric Tidings and originated a role in Twyla Tharp’s NIGHTSPOT, which was commissioned by Miami City Ballet.
Mr. Yogev joined Pennsylvania Ballet as an Apprentice for the 2009-2010 Season and was promoted to the Corps de Ballet for the 2010-2011 Season. He has danced featured roles with the Company including the title role in Trey McIntyre’s Peter Pan; Christopher Wheeldon’s Polyphonia, Swan Lake (Pas de Trois, Pas de Quatre), and After the Rain; George Balanchine’s Agon (Pas de Trois), Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (Morrosine), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Puck), and George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ (Candy Cane, Tea, Lead Spanish, and Soldier); Roland Petit’s Carmen (2nd Chef Bandit); William Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, The Second Detail, and In the middle, somewhat elevated; Matthew Neenan’s Penumbra; and Jiří Kylián’s Forgotten Land (Pink Couple) and Petite Mort. Mr. Yogev has also performed in Balanchine's The Prodigal Son and Allegro Brillante, Jerome Robbins' The Concert and In G Major, Alexei Ratmansky's Jeu de Cartes, and Larry Keigwin's Canvas.