If you didn’t know, today is National Siblings Day! Today is a day to celebrate your brothers and sisters. Because ballet is genetically inclined, it won’t surprise you that there numerous amazing ballet siblings out there.
There are the amazing Cirios, the founders of the Cirio Collective. Lia Cirio is a Principal Dancer at Boston Ballet and her brother, Jeffrey Cirio was a Principal at Boston, then ABT, and now English National Ballet.
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I’m coming for you Chicago! Will be dancing Hilarion in Akram Khan’s Giselle at the @harristheaterchicago Thursday, 28th eve & Saturday 2nd matinee. Make sure you get your tickets. Also, if you’re in the UK make sure you pre order the DVD/Blu-Ray of Giselle on Amazon! It releases next week. #Repost @englishnationalballet ・・・ One week until Akram Khan's #ENBGiselle is released on DVD/Blu-Ray! 🙌 Have you ordered your copy yet? Pre-order on Amazon! 📷 Jeffrey Cirio as Hilarion in Akram Khan's Giselle © English National Ballet. #giselleballet #giselle #akramkhan #balletfilm #ballet #ENBdancers #englishnationalballet
Of course New York City Ballet has a history of having siblings in the company.
There are the Fairchilds. Robbie Fairchild left City Ballet for Broadway but his sister Megan, a new mom, is still there!
Then there were the Staffords, both principals as well. Abi is sitll dancing while her brother is now Associate Director of New York City Ballet. And then there is also the Angle brothers Jared and Tyler.
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/27/arts/dance/jonathan-stafford-bids-farewell-to-city-ballet.html / New York City Ballet Jonathan Stafford partnering his sister Abi Stafford in a pas de deux from “Emeralds,” one of Balanchine’s “Jewels” ballets, at the Koch Theater on Sunday.CreditJulieta Cervantes for The New York Times
There are the super famous brothers of Daniel and Roland Sarabia who defected from Cuba to become international superstars.
Patricia and Jeanette Delgado both are superstars at Miami City Ballet.
Then we also had Lorna and Lorena Feijoo who took the ballet world by storm when they arrived.
So much talent out there! So celebrate your siblings today!