Dammiel Cruz-Garrido

Dammiel Cruz-Garrido is from New York, New York. He studied on full scholarship at the School of American Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet School, and he attended summer courses at Pacific Northwest Ballet School and Boston Ballet. He was the recipient of the Mae. L. Wien Award and Danish American Nationals Cultural Exchange (DANCE) scholarship. Mr. Cruz-Garrido joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2016 and was promoted to corps de ballet later that year.

Leading Roles

George Balanchine
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Cavalier, Mouse King, Hot Chocolate, Mother Ginger)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theseus)


Donald Byrd
Love and Loss*


Alejandro Cerrudo
Little mortal jump


Ulysses Dove
Red Angels


William Forsythe
New Suite


Ronald Hynd
The Sleeping Beauty (Wolf)


Nia-Amina Minor
And yet here we are*


Jerome Robbins
Dances at a Gathering


Kent Stowell
Carmina Burana
Swan Lake (Spanish Dance)



* Originated role