Chris Alloways – Ramsey

Ballet - Int & Adv/ Pas de Deux

 

Christopher Alloways - Ramsey graduated cum laude, Harvard University, June 2003. He has danced for Boston Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, Ballet West, BalletMet Columbus and Alabama Ballet. As a student, Christopher received the majority of his classical training from Mira Popovitch and Dame Sonia Arova. Subsequently, he trained on full merit scholarships at The Kirov Academy, School of American Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, and Houston Ballet. Christopher graduated from high school at (Universty of) North Carolina School of the Arts.

As a guest artist with regional ballet companies around the US, Christopher's repertory includes Siegfried in Swan Lake, The Prince in Sleeping Beauty, Sugar Plum Cavalier in Nutcracker, Albrecht in Giselle, Paris in Romeo and Juliet, The Blue Boy in Les Patineurs, and Monotones 1.

Christopher's Balanchine repertoire includes Concerto Barocco, Western Symphony, Symphony in C, Rubies and the Third Theme pas de deux from The Four Temperaments. Mr. Alloways-Ramsey has also performed roles in the ballets of 20th-Century masters Cranko, Van Dantzig, and Jose Limon.

As an educator, Christopher was previously on the faculty at Boston Arts Academy, American Academy of Ballet, Boston Youth Moves, Boston Ballet and Boston Conservatory.

Christopher was a 2013 recipient of National Artists Teacher Fellowship Award.

From April 2014 until June 2016, Christopher was the Ballet Master for Cape Dance Company and Head of the Classical Ballet Department at Cape Academy of Performing Arts, in Cape Town, South Africa. During his tenure, he was responsible for creating and implementing the Professional Track School for 9-18-year-old students, a dedicated Men's Program, and a full-time tertiary program for classical ballet majors. Christopher was the teacher and coach of 2016 South African International Ballet Competition Gold Medalist, Neline Theron.