A union representing Ramasar and Catarazo mentioned it will problem the firings. “In accordance with all of the data won from the corporate, the allegations relate solely to non-work-related task and don’t upward push to the extent of ‘simply motive’ termination,” the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) mentioned in a observation. “As AGMA would do for any of its contributors, we will be able to quickly be submitting for arbitration to implement our contributors’ employment rights.”

Catarazo mentioned he used to be “deeply saddened” through the termination of his contract.

“I’ve labored my complete existence to achieve the extent of main dancer at an organization having the absolute best status, and I’m devastated on the chance to not be capable to proportion the level with the glorious, proficient artists and my pals there,” he mentioned in a observation, including, “I appreciate and recognize each and every ballerina with whom I dance on the corporate, and attempt each day to be the most productive spouse I perhaps will also be.”


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The ousters of Finlay, Ramasar and Catarazo depart Town Ballet with out 3 of its 14 male main dancers forward of subsequent week’s opening of the 2018-2019 season.

Ramasar have been a big famous person of the corporate who additionally gained accolades for his efficiency as Jigger Craigin within the Broadway revival of “Carousel.” An lawyer for the dancer mentioned Ramasar could be on level for the overall performances of “Carousel,” which closes Sunday. A consultant for “Carousel” didn’t straight away go back an electronic mail in the hunt for remark.

Waterbury’s lawyer didn’t straight away reply to an electronic mail in the hunt for remark at the firings of Ramasar and Catarazo.

After Waterbury filed her lawsuit on Sept. four, an lawyer for Finlay mentioned that the allegations “will have to no longer be taken as reality.”