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Raum-Aron Gens-Ostrowski

Raum-Aron Gens-Ostrowski

From: Staten Island, NY
Joined: 2016

Raum-Aron Gens-Ostrowski was born and raised in Staten Island, New York. He joins Carolina Ballet as a member of the Corps de Ballet.

He first began ballet classes at the Staten Island Ballet under Ellen Tharpe. At age ten he began studying at The School of American Ballet (SAB) in Lincoln Center. While at SAB, Raum-Aron trained under Olga Kostritzky, Jock Soto, Jonathan Stafford, Arch Higgins and Daniel Ulbricht.

Upon graduating in 2014, Raum-Aron joined Pacific Northwest Ballet's (PNB) Professional Division. At PNB he studied with Peter Boal, Kiyon Gaines, Le Yin, Marissa Albee, and Kyle Davis. Raum-Aron was able to perform in several pieces with PNB including George Balanchine's Diamonds,   Alexei Ratmansky's Don Quixote, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, Jeanne-Christophe Maillot's Roméo et Juliette, and Balanchine's Coppelia. Raum-Aron performed in Le Corsaire: A Pirate's Tale (reconstructed by Doug Fullington after Marius Petipa) for the PNB Family series in 2016 and also in Christopher Wheeldon's Scenes de Ballet for the annual PNB school Performance. Raum-Aron originated roles in works by PNB company dancers Miles Pertl and Ezra Thomson for PNB's Next Step showcase.