Clara Ruf Maldonado | Corps de Ballet

Clara Ruf Maldonado is from New York, New York. She studied on scholarship at the School of American Ballet, where she was a 2015 Mae L. Wien Award recipient, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. She attended summer courses at Ballet Academy East, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Chautauqua Institution, Houston Ballet Academy, Miami City Ballet School, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. Ms. Ruf Maldonado was an apprentice with New York City Ballet before joining Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2018. She was promoted to corps de ballet later that year.

Leading Roles

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Sugar Plum Fairy, Columbine, Marzipan)
Donald Byrd
  • Love and Loss*
Kyle Davis
  • A Dark and Lonely Space
William Forsythe
  • One Flat Thing, reproduced
Ronald Hynd
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Joy, Red Riding Hood)
Kent Stowell
  • Cinderella (Spring, Columbine)
Price Suddarth
  • Signature

* Originated role