San Francisco Ballet’s Myles Thatcher has been chosen as an emerging artist (dance) for the 2014-2015 Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. His mentor will be Alexei Ratmansky.
“Dance: Myles Thatcher (United States)
Acknowledged for his versatility and talent as a rising star of classical ballet, American dancer and choreographer Myles Thatcher, 23, trained at the Harid Conservatory, Ellison Ballet and San Francisco Ballet, which he officially joined as part of the corps de ballet in 2010. He will now choreograph a piece for the San Francisco Ballet’s 2015 repertory season.”
Link to New York Times article.
Congratulations to Mr. Thatcher.