Position: Artistic Director
Affiliation with organization: 2016 – present
Years active at YAGP: 2016 – Present
Cynthia Harvey danced virtually every ballerina role with American Ballet Theatre and was the first American Dancer who had the distinction of being invited by Sir Anthony Dowell to be a principal ballerina of the Royal Ballet. Ms. Harvey has served several competitions-amongst them, The Prix de Lausanne, The Rosetta Mauri, The Tanzolymp, the First International Competition in Sitges, Spain and Dance World Cup Spain. Ms. Harvey has been on the board of DanceEast, The Council for Dance Education and Training in the U.K, and she is currently a member of the International Council of Dance. Ms. Harvey is in demand as a guest teacher and ballet mistress, she has taught for leading ballet institutions around the world. In 2016 Ms. Harvey was appointed Artistic Director of American Ballet Theatre’s, Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis School.