Summary of Professional Experience 

Instruction

International Credits

Japan

Japan Ballet Association, Takako Classical Ballet, Chida Toshiko Ballet, Hiroko Masuya Classic Ballet, Kinue Kobayashi Ballet, Shinkotoni Ballet, Midorigoaka Ballet, Noriko Koizumi Ballet, Uchiyama Reiko Ballet, Naoko Fairy Ballet, Kushiro Ballet Academy, Kimiyo Ballet, Urara Classical Ballet

Canada

Cecchetti Council of America Southern Ontario Chapter, Nacy Pattison's Dance World 

France

Les Ballets de France 

Iceland

IKO

Adjudication

Hokkaido Ballet Competition - Jury 2016/2017

United States 

Open Class

Steps on Broadway (School at Steps), Peridance Capezio Center 

Professional Companies/Academies

Alabama Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Charleston Ballet Theatre, City Ballet of San Diego, California Ballet, Ballet Theatre of Maryland, Arova Contemporary Ballet, Atlantic City Ballet,  BizarreTanz 

Semiprofessional

Southold Dance Theater, Scripps Performing Arts Academy, Foothills Conservatory of Dance, Northville Ballet Theatre, Tupelo Ballet, Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet, Alabama River Region Ballet, Twin City Ballet, Louisiana Delta Ballet, Iowa Youth Ballet, Iowa Dance Theatre, Robert Thomas Dancenter, Iowa Ballet Academy, Ballet des Etoiles 

University Instruction

Samford University, Iowas State University 

Artistic/Administrative Appointments

Presently the Executive and Artistic Director of Ballet Arkansas

 

Semiprofessional/Intensive Training 

2016/Present - Cecchetti Council of America's Enhanced Men's Training Program (Founder)

2010/Present - The Pointe Dance Arts XL Program (Artistic Director)

2005/2007 - The Iowa Youth Ballet (Artistic Director and Vice-President) 

Professional 

2004/2009 - BizarreTanz Project

Choreography Placed

International
 Japan

Japan Ballet Association , Takako Classical Ballet, Chida Toshiko Ballet, Hiroko Masuya Classic Ballet, Shinkotoni Ballet, Kuniyuki/Sahara Dance

France

Les Ballets de France

Puerto Rico 

Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico

Iceland

IKO

United States

Professional/semiprofessional

Ballet Arkansas, Alabama Ballet, Arova Contemporary Ballet, Cecchetti Council of America, BizarreTanz, Southold Dance Theater, Scripps Performing Arts Academy, Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet, Iowa Youth Ballet, Iowa Dance Theatre, Alabama River Region Ballet, Tupelo Ballet, Foothills Conservatory of Dance, Northville Ballet Theatre 

Higher Education

Samford University, Belhaven University, Iowa State University 

Film

Feature Documentary "Dance the Dream at 50" 

For Competition

Youth America Grand Prix, All Japan Ballet Competition, Hokkaido Ballet Competition 

Awards

2017 -  Finalist - Visions Choreographic Competition - Hosted by Ballet Arkansas

2007 - Jury Selection -  European Contemporary Choreographic Initiative

Performance 

2010/2017 - The Alabama Ballet

Classical/Full-length

Giselle - Albrecht

Don Quixote - Basilio

Romeo and Juliet - Romeo/Paris

La Sylphide - James

Swan Lake - Siegfried

"Raymonda" - Jean de Brienne
Sleeping Beauty - Lilac Cavalier 

Cinderella - Dance Master

Roger Van Fleteren's Snow White - Prince Charming

Roger Van Fleteren's Dracula - Jonathan Harker

Roger Van Fleteren's Jekyll and Hyde - Dr. Jekyll

Roger Van Fleteren's Alice in Wonderland  - Head Gardener/Knave of Hearts

Roger Van Fleteren's Bonnie and Clyde - Buck

Neoclassical/Contemporary

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker - The Cavalier, Lead Spanish, Drosselmeyer

George Balanchine’s Serenade - Elegy Man

George Balanchine's Allegro Brilliante - Principal Man

Sir Frederick Ashton's Les Patineurs - White Couple

Antony Tudor’s Lilac Garden - The Lover

Agnes de Mille’s The Other - The Hero

Agnes de Mille's Rodeo - The Wrangler

Agnes de Mille's Fall River Legend - The Pastor 

Twyla Tharp's In the Upper Room - Ballet Boy 

Twyla Tharp’s Baker’s Dozen - Couple 1

Jiri Kylian's Sechs Tanze - Couple 1

Roger Van Fleteren’s "Be Major" - Principal Couple 1

 

2007/2009  - The Charleston Ballet Theatre 

Classical/Full-length

"The Nutcracker Ballet" - The Nutcracker Prince

"La Esmeralda" Pas de Deux - Principal Man

"Snow White"- Prince Charming

"Cinderella" - Spring Cavalier

Jill Eathorne Bahr's "Peter Pan" - Pirate

Neoclassical/Contemporary

 George Balanchine's "Serenade" - Elegy Man

Jill Eathorne Bahr's "Seven Deadly Sins" - Greed Principal

Jill Eathorne Bahr's "Twisted Tango" - Principal Man

Jill Eathorne Bahr's "Rite of Spring" - Ensemble

Jill Eathorne Bahr's "Wings" - Ensemble

2002/2003 - The City Ballet of San Diego 

Classical/Full-length 

The Nutcracker - Nutcracker Prince/Cavalier

Paquita- Grand Pas Deux/Pas de Trois

Léonide Massine's Gaite Parisienne - Soloist

Neoclassical/Contemporary
Elizabeth Wistrich 's Straw Feet- Principal Man

Elizabeth Wistrich's Poulenc- Ensemble

Elizabeth Wistrich's Bartok - Ensemble

Elizabeth Wistrich's Carmina Burana- Principal Man

2001/2002 - The Milwaukee Ballet 

Classical/Full-length

George Balanchine's "Raymonda Variations" - Principal Man

Lisa de Ribere's The Nutcracker - Jumping Jacks

Swan Lake- Czardas

André Prokovsky's Anna Karenina - Ensemble

Jimmy Gamonet's Carmen - La Guardia

Neoclassical/Contemporary

Simon Dow's Viva Vespa - Principal Man

Rolando Yane's Andaluz - Principal Man

2003/Present - Guest Engagements

Japan Ballet Association - Japan

Takako Classical Ballet - Japan

Chida Toshiko Ballet - Japan

Hiroko Masuya Ballet - Japan

Staatsoper Hannover - Germany

Ballet Contemporaneo de Mexico - Mexico

David Taylor Dance Theatre

 

Education

Betty Bill Dance Studios

Robert Thomas Dancenter 

Summer/Year-round Intensive Study 

ABT Studio Company 

School of American Ballet

Boston Ballet School

Milwaukee Ballet School

  

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