Jasmine Jasper

Joined ARB: 2022

Hometown: Munich, Germany

Born in Munich Germany, to her Italian mother and German father, Jasmine Jasper began her dance training at the age of 5 in a nearby studio in her hometown. In 2008 she moved to Orlando, Florida with her family where she started dancing at the Orlando Ballet School, training Rebecca Marin, and Theresa Crawford. She later joined the Central Florida Ballet in 2011, under Vasile Petrutiu, Vladimir Bykov and Natalya Bashkatova. In 2015, she was accepted into American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, where she performed in Jessica Lang’s The Gift, Alexei Ratmansky’s Rondo Capriccioso, Jerome Robbins’ Interplay, ABT’s Spring Preview as Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty at the Kaye Playhouse, and ABT’s Le Corsaire, and Harlequinade, all while under the training of Cynthia Harvey, Robert La Fosse, Ethan Stiefel, Karin Averty, Fabrice Herrault, Pertujska Broholm, and Harriet Clark. In 2020 she became a NYU/ABT Certified Teacher, and joined Princeton Ballet School as a trainee a year later. There she had the opportunity to dance the title role in Princeton Ballet School’s spring production of Giselle, and in Stiefel’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream prior to joining ARB2 in 2022. Her ARB credits include Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg’s Giselle, The Nutcracker, Stiefel’s VARIANTS, and Arthur Mitchell’s Holberg Suite. This year she is thrilled to be part of the company