Aidan DeYoung

Born: San Mateo, California

Joined Ballet West II: 2007
Joined Ballet West: 2008

Training: The Academy of Ballet in San Francisco with Richard Gibson and Zory Karah. While with the Academy of Ballet in San Francisco, Aidan performed in Bournonville’s La Ventana pas de trois, Balanchine’s Who Cares?, and Richard Gibson’s More Songs and Quintet in C

Current Repertoire: "Bottom" and "Puck" in Sir Frederick Ashton’s The Dream; Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella; Adam Sklute's newly conceived and produced Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty; Mark Morris’ Gong; the 2009 world premieres of Tom Mattingly’s Above a Grey Expectation, Nicolo Fonte’s The Immeasurable Cadences Within, and Peggy Dolkas’ Yes, But How Did You Get There?; the 2010 world premieres of Charlotte Boye-Christensen's Row, Megan Furse's Selcoutheries, and Helen Pickett's But Never Doubt I Love; George Balanchine’s Agon, Stars and Stripes, Chaconne and The Four Temperaments; Jiri Kylian's Sinfonietta; Fonte's Bolero; and the 2011 world premieres of Tom Mattingly's Fall Into Loving Arms, Emily Adams' Regarding Us, and Avichai Scher's White Noise.

Additional Information: Aidan made his choreographic debut on Ballet West's 2010 Innovations program with the presentation of Outward, set to music by the Turtle Island String Quartet.  Aidan has also taught at the Elite Ecole and Joffrey workshops in San Antonio, Texas.