Joined The Sarasota Ballet as Corps de Ballet in 2019, promoted to Soloist in 2022.
Training: Sarasota Ballet Studio Company, English National Ballet School, Mika Ballet School
Previous company: None
Favorite quote: “Dancers are made, not born.” ~Mikhail Baryshnikov
Favorite role: Rhapsody. It is a masterpiece by Sir Fred, and I never expected to do that ballet as a main guy. It was one of my dream roles and one of the greatest challenges I’ve had in my career so far. I feel like I grew up a lot as a dancer by this experience.
Favorite costume: I don’t think I can decide on a specific costume I wish to wear or that I loved, but Rhapsody was definitely one of my favorites because 1: it’s beautiful and 2: it was made for Steven McRae. But one thing I can say is all the costumes always make me and happy and I have lots of respect for the people who made them.
Fun fact: I love eating food. I’m a glutton… I bet I can eat more than anyone in the whole Sarasota Ballet company.
Featured roles include: Ashton’s Façade, Les Patineurs, Rhapsody, Les Rendezvous, Valses nobles et sentimentales, Varii Capricci; Balanchine’s Tarantella, Western Symphony; Bintley’s A Comedy of Errors; de Valois’ The Rake’s Progress; Graziano’s Shostakovich Suite, Sonatina; Lang’s Shades of Spring; MacMillan’s Elite Syncopations; Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty Act III Blue Bird Pas de Deux; Robbins’ Fancy Free; Taylor’s Brandenburgs, Company B; Wright’s Giselle, Summertide.