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Jarod Curley was born in Bethesda, Maryland and began his dance studies at the Frederick School of Classical Ballet in Frederick, Maryland in 2004. He continued his training at The CityDance Conservatory in Rockville, Maryland with Ivy Chow and at Next Generation Ballet in Tampa, Florida, under the mentorship of Peter Stark. Curley spent his senior year of high school training on scholarship at the John Cranko School, the affiliate school of the Stuttgart Ballet.
Curley has participated in summer programs at Next Generation Ballet, School of American Ballet, Harid Conservatory, San Francisco Ballet School, Ellison Ballet and IBStage. He was a finalist at the Prix de Lausanne in 2015 and at the Youth America Grand Prix in 2015 and 2016.
Curley joined American Ballet Theatre Studio Company in September 2016 and the main Company as an apprentice in 2018.
Mr. Curley’s performances with American Ballet Theatre are sponsored by The John Palatinus Trust.