Originally from Puerto Rico, Jorge Rullán moved to Philadelphia at age 11 and began training at Philadelphia Dance Theatre at 15 under the direction of Joy Delaney Capponi. Rullán has danced roles such as Arabian and the Nutcracker/Prince in The Nutcracker, the Tin Man in Joy Capponi’s original ballet, The Wizard of Oz. He has also performed leading roles in original works by Gary Jeter, Patricia Brown, Ruka White and Melissa Chisena. In 2013, Rullán was awarded a scholarship to attend The National Choreography Intensive in Utah as well as The Jonathan Phelps award in the 2014 Regional Dance America. He joined Festival Ballet Providence as a trainee for the 1415 season during which he made his first professional choreographic debut, 3·23, and created a piece for their end-of-season gala in just 5 hours! He also performed in The Nutcracker, Scheherazade, and Études.