Roster Changes for 2011/2012 Season
Posted 21 June 2011 - 03:49 PM
Katherine Lawrence becomes a Principal Dancer moving up from Senior Soloist.
Beau Pearson & Arolyn Williams are both being promoted to Soloist from Demi-Soloist
Emily Adams & Allison DeBona move up to Demi-Soloists from Corps Artists
Promotions from Ballet West II:
Tyler Gum, Kathryn Hein and Beckanne Sisk all join the main Ballet West company as New Corps Artists
Trevor Nauman & Jamie Lynn Schultz join the main Ballet West company as Apprentices
New to Ballet West:
Ronnie Underwood joins Ballet West as a Soloist he was formerly a principal dancer with Oklahoma City Ballet and Oregon Ballet Theater.
Katlyn Addison joins as a Corps Artist. She was formerly a corps artist with The Houston Ballet
Jordan Richardson joins Ballet West as an Apprentice. She was formerly a trainee with Nevada Ballet Theater
Joining Ballet West II:
Paige Adams, Kaya Ahmen, & Zachery Prentice join Ballet West II from Ballet West Academy's Professional Training Division
Kimberly Ballard joins Ballet West II from The University of Utah Ballet Department /Ballet West Academy Professional Training Division
Emily Liu joins Ballet West II from California
Amy Potter joins Ballet West II from Houston Ballet II
Ian Tanzer joins Ballet West II from The Boston Ballet Trainee program
Not Returning to Ballet West:
Senior Soloist Annie Breneman, Soloist Jason Linsley, & Senior Corps Artist Kira Smith are all retiring from Ballet.
Senior Corps Artists Silver Barkes & Jennifer Robinson, Corps Artist Elizabeth Murphy and 2nd year Ballet West II dancers Elanor Bock and Gabriella Hayes-Moore are all moving on.
Posted 21 June 2011 - 04:08 PM
As an FYI, we require a citation for any news involving roster changes and other news. Here's the link to the Ballet West press release that lists all of the movement, except waht the departing dancers will do next:
If you have other official sources for what departing dancers will be doing, please post them.
Posted 27 June 2011 - 08:35 PM
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