Jacqueline Damico Amador

Corps de Ballet | Carlisle, PA | Joined Cincinnati Ballet in 2008

Jacqueline Damico Amador was raised in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and began her ballet training at the age of six at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet under the direction of Marcia Dale Weary. She later moved to New York City to train with The School of American Ballet for two years. Amador also attended summer intensives on scholarship with Miami City Ballet, Chautauqua Ballet and Stiefel and Stars, among others. Following her graduation she received a contract to dance with Oregon Ballet Theater for their 2007-2008 Season. In 2008 she joined Cincinnati Ballet. Since joining the company Amador has danced featured roles in ballets such as The Nutcracker presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake, Giselle, ALICE (in Wonderland), Capri, Theme and Variation, Symphony in C, Serenade, Mozart’s Requiem, All My Favorite People, Extremely Close, Murder Ballades, and Classical Symphony.

Professional History

  • Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet
  • School of American Ballet
  • Oregon Ballet Theater (2007-2008)
  • Cincinnati Ballet (2008-Present)

Favorite Roles

  • Balanchine’s Tarantella
  • Balanchine’s Square Dance
  • Adam Hougland’s All My Favorite People and Mozart’s Requiem
  • William Forsythe’s Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude

Photography: Peter Mueller

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