Craig Wasserman received his ballet training at The School of American Ballet on scholarship and at summer intensives at New York State Summer School of the Arts, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Boston Ballet. While at SAB, Mr. Wasserman appeared in New York City Ballet’s productions of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, Swan Lake, and Romeo + Juliet, as well as various lectures/demonstrations that included selections from The Four Temperaments, Sleeping Beauty, and Stars and Stripes. In SAB’s annual workshop performances, Mr. Wasserman performed featured roles in Balanchine’s Who Cares? and Allegro Brillante and Peter Martins’ Le Gentilhommes and Les Petits Riens.
Mr. Wasserman also performed in original works by Silas Farley and Dustin True in The School of American Ballet’s Choreography Workshop, for which he was also a choreographer in 2011. He has also worked with Robert Binet, Yuri Smekalov, and Justin Peck on their original works at the New York Choreographic Institute. As a guest artist, he has performed principal roles at the Sandonato School of Ballet and the East Alabama Ballet School. He joined Pennsylvania Ballet as an Apprentice for the 2012-2013 Season and has performed several works with the Company, including Balanchine’s Square Dance and a featured role in Jiří Kylián’s Forgotten Land (Pink Couple).