Position: Artistic Director
Affiliation with organization: 2018 – Present
Years active at YAGP: 2014 – Present
Sascha Radetsky is often recognized as “Charlie” from the feature film “Center Stage.” He has received his dance education at the Kirov Academy in Washington, D.C. and the Bolshoi Ballet Academy under the great master teacher, Pyotr Pestov. Mr. Radetsky’s dance career, spanning two decades, includes performing as a Soloist with the American Ballet Theatre and a Principal Dancer at the Dutch National Ballet. He has created roles in ballets by Benjamin Millepied, Twyla Tharp, Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon. Mr. Radetsky continues to perform in ballet galas and at festivals around the world, and guest teaching throughout the United States and internationally. In 2016, Mr. Radetsky was named Director of ABT/NYU’s joint Master Program in Ballet Pedagogy.