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RAFAEL FERRERAS received his ballet
training in New York with Dance Theatre of Harlem and Joffrey Ballet. Memphis
audiences know him for his lead roles in Steven McMahon’s Romeo and Juliet, in Mark Godden’s Firebird and Midsummer
Night’s Dream as well as in Nutcracker,
Sleeping Beauty, and Dracula. He also performed in Trey
McIntyre’s Memphis, The Naughty Boy, Touched, Second Before The
Ground and High Lonesome. He danced in Dana Tai
Soon Burgess’s Venetian Reflections,
in Mark Godden’s Angels in the
Architecture, and in Steven McMahon’s The
Royal We and Peter Pan. His first
mainstage ballet choreographed for Ballet Memphis, Politics, debuted in 2014. He also has danced with Tulsa Ballet, Hartford
Ballet, New Jersey Ballet, Elisa Monte Dance and the Metropolitan Opera Ballet.
Rafael is from the Bronx, N.Y., and joined the company in 2001.
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