Adrian Fry - Ballet West, Soloist
Born: Omaha, Nebraska
Joined Ballet West: 2010
Training: Omaha Theater Ballet School, School of American Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School.
Current Repertoire: George Balanchine’s Emeralds, The Four Temperaments, Chaconne, and “Third Campaign” in Stars and Stripes; “Spanish," "Arabian," and "Waltz of the Flowers" in Willam Christensen’s The Nutcracker; “Fairy of Kindness Cavalier” in Adam Sklute’s newly conceived and produced The Sleeping Beauty; Nicolo Fonte's Bolero; and Jiri Kylian's Sinfonietta and Petite Mort.
Notable Roles: With Oregon Ballet Theatre, Fry performed the title role in George Balanchine's Apollo; Nicolo Fonte's Left Unsaid; William Forsythe's The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude; and Trey McIntyre's Speak and Like a Samba. He also created leading roles in James Kudelka's Hush, Christopher Stowell's Rite of Spring, and the role of Lysander in A Midsumer Night’s Dream. Additional roles include the “Pas de Quatre” in The Sleeping Beauty, and Act I and Act III “Pas de Trois,” as well as “Von Rothbart,” in Swan Lake.
Additional Information: Adrian has appeared as a guest artist with Ballet Victoria in British Columbia where he performed in Paul Destrooper's Carmina Burana, as well as in excerpts from Balanchine's Apollo and Who Cares?. He has also appeared as a guest artist with Heartland Youth Ballet and Lincoln Midwest Ballet.