Hailing from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Fernando Ramos embarked on his journey as a
dance artist at the age of 16. Ramos studied at MTSU Dance Theatre before returning to Puerto Rico in 2014 to join contemporary ballet company CoDa 21 as a guest artist. Ramos has received commissions from Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico, Ballets de San Juan, Instituto de Cultura de Puerto Rico, CoDa 21, Portland Ballet in Maine, and Ballet 22. In collaboration with director Miguel Rosa, he has lent his choreographic expertise to productions of Billy Elliot: The Musical, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Once on This Island, Speak Not!, and Little Women: The Musical.
As a co-founder of Claroscuro, a contemporary dance collective, he has showcased his works at SoloDuo Dance Festival in New York, EDANCO in the Dominican Republic, and the Buffer Fringe Performing Arts Festival in Cyprus. Ramos was appointed Co-Chair of the Dance Department at New Mexico School for the Arts in Santa Fe, NM and selected to present work at San Francisco’s Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers (FLACC).