Emily started her training at her mother Rebeca Maso’s studio in Somerset, NJ at a young age. At age 12 she attended Ballet Hispanico under the direction of Dr. Ana Maria Correa and later with current director Michelle Manzanales. Emily was part of the Pre-Professional program for her last three years there under a full scholarship. During that time she was able to travel to Cordoba Mexico for the Festival de Danza and to Havana Cuba for the Ballet Nacional Festival International de Danza. In 2019 Emily started studying under the direction of Aydmara Cabrera at the Princeton Ballet school and was later a trainee with the ARB/PBS in 2021. In December 2020 Emily left to Switzerland to study as a stagiare at Ecole Rudra Bejart in Lausanne with a full scholarship, under the direction of Micheal Gascard and Julio Arrozarena where she got to perform at Vaison la Roman, France and Martingy, Switzerland.
ARB Position: ARB2
Anthony was born to Russian parents in Brooklyn, NY to a family of dancers. He began his training at the School of American Ballet in 2007, performing in ballets such as The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and the Magic Flute. In 2012 he joined the Academy of Dance and Creative Art, where he would go on to dance Pas De Deuxs ranging from Giselle, Cinderella, Blue Bird, and Nutcracker Prince, to lesser known modern pieces. In 2016 he received a full scholarship to the ABT, JKO School, were he was fortunate enough to work with Cynthia Harvey, Robert Lafosse, Ethan Steifel, Karin Averty, Fabrice Herrault and Pertujska Broholm. After Graduating in 2020, he continued his training with Bolshoi’s Margarita Smirnova in Milan Italy, before returning to the US, to join the Princeton Ballet School as a Trainee on scholarship. During his time there he got to perform the lead roles in their Spring production of Giselle and Sleeping Beauty while asked to work with Ethan Steifel in his new production of “A Midsummers Nights Dream” for PBS’s American Repertory Ballet’s Company, where he will be joining as a ARB2 member.
Born and raised in Munich Germany, to her Italian mother and German father. Jasmine fell in love with performing at a very young age. She began her studies of dance at the age of 5 in her little home town studio, before moving with her family to the USA in 2008. While living in Orlando, FL, she joined the Orlando Ballet School and later joined the Central Florida Ballet, under the direction of Vasile Petrutiu and Vladimir Bykov and Formal Principal dancer of the Bolshoi Theater, Natalya Bashkatova. In 2015 she was accepted into ABT’s JKO school in NYC, where she was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to dance in Jessica Lang’s “The Gift”, Alexei Ratmansky’s “Rondo Capriccioso, ”Interplay“, by Jerome Robbins, ABT’s Spring Preview at the Kaye Playhouse as Aurora in the “Sleeping Beauty” Pas de Deux, and ABT’s Le Corsaire, & Harlequinade, all while under the training of Cynthia Harvey, Robert Lafosse, Ethan Steifel, Karin Averty, Fabrice Herrault and Pertujska Broholm. In 2020 she became a NYU/ABT Certified Teacher right before Covid started, and was thrilled when she was asked to join the Princeton Ballet School as a trainee a year later. She took part of PBS’s The Nutcracker, and the role of Giselle in their Spring Production, while at the same time getting asked to work with Ethan Steifels new staging of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummers Nights Dream” for PBS’s American Repertory Ballet’s Company, where she is very excited to be joining for her first season in their ARB2.