Arielle Rosales

A native New Yorker, Arielle is interdisciplinary performing artist, choreographer and educator, dubbed, “exciting rhythmic and undoubtedly seductive” by Dance Informa Magazine and "a very intense and wonderful choreographic talent" by Broadway World.

With more than ten years of professional experience—specializing in Flamenco—Arielle has performed on the stages of Carnegie Hall, New York City Center, and The Joyce Theater. She has been featured in commercials for Nokia, Target, MTV; episodes of “The Today Show” (NBC), “Good Morning America” (ABC), “Fatal Encounters (Investigation Discovery); feature films Going The Distance (Warner Bros), and True to the Heart (Winner of the 2011 LIIFE Award for “Best Supporting Actress”).

Her choreography has been featured in Man of La Mancha (Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington D.C.), The Latin Quarter Show (REVEL Casino & Resort, Atlantic City), and the 2012 National Telemundo Logo Reveal. Her most recent work is dedicated to collaborative improvised-based cultural & personal exchanges, birthing the #WeFree | #UnleashYourDuende series in collaboration with Marguerite “RITA” Hemmings and Soles of Duende, an all-female intercultural percussive dance troupe.  

Arielle earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with a Major in Musical Theatre, Minor in Playwriting, and a Certificate in Creative Arts Therapy from The New School of Public Engagement. She has also trained extensively with The American Musical & Dramatic Academy, Amor De Dios Centro De Flamenco Y Danza Española (Madrid, Spain), The Institute for Spanish Arts (Santa Fe, NM), and The People’s Improv Theatre & Upright Citizen’s Brigade.

In addition to performing, Arielle has an extensive experience as an educator. Her teaching career began on faculty at Lotus Music & Dance Studios, and as a resident teaching artist with The Lower East Side Girl’s Club and Hudson Guild. Over the past 14+ years, Ms. Rosales has joined the faculty rosters of renowned institutions such as New York City Center, Lincoln Center and Ballet Hispanico, and has taught independently for numerous in- and after-school programs.

Ms. Rosales has taught throughout the United States, including Hubbard Street Dance (Chicago), Los Angeles Arts Collective, Mark Morris Dance Center (Brooklyn, NY), Broadway Dance Center (NYC), and made her international teaching debut in 2015 at The Jun Hui Dance Academy and The Harbin Gongnongbing Elementary School in Heilongjiang, China. She has also been a Teaching Artist with New York City Center, Lincoln Center, and Ballet Hispanico in addition to numerous in-school and after-school arts education programs in the tristate area.  Arielle is currently on faculty at STEPS on Broadway, and Ballet Des Amériques.