Ballet West Promotions
Posted 23 May 2008 - 11:53 AM
After the closing night of Ballet West's Mixed Rep. '9 Sinatras' Adam Sklute had all the dancers on stage for the announcements.
I apologize if any of the information here is incorrect but this is what I've jotted down.
Promoted to Principal - Michael Bearden
Promoted to Soloist - Kate Crews
Promoted to Soloist - Jason Linsley
Promoted to Demi-Soloist - Victoria Lock
Promoted to Demi-Soloist - Jacqueline Straughan
Promoted to Demi-Soloist - Jason Chinea
Promoted to Demi-Soloist - Chris Sellars
Promoted to 2nd Year Apprentice From BWII - Aidan Diskin
Dancers leaving the company are Edward McPherson, Jeff Herbig & Nicholas Smith. I believe Nick Scott & Steven Davis have also retired.
Ballet West has also hired Principal Dancer Romi Beppu from Boston Ballet.
Posted 23 May 2008 - 01:05 PM
Posted 23 May 2008 - 02:42 PM
Posted 23 May 2008 - 07:35 PM
Lucky Ballet West to get Romi Beppu. She's a beautiful dancer!
Also Houston Ballet's Principal Sarah Webb has agreed to join Ballet West next season as a guest principal for 10 weeks. According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Mrs. Webb will be performing in the annual Gala and The Tempest.
Possibly a sign of the future?
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