Elizabeth Weldon - Ballet West, Corps de Ballet
Born: Duxbury, Massachusetts
Joined Ballet West: 2010
Training: The Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet School and The Boston Ballet School
Current Repertoire: Adam Sklute's newly conceived and produced Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty; George Balanchine's Chaconne, The Four Temperaments, Stars and Stripes, and Serenade (in Salt Lake City and on tour with Ballet West at The Chicago Dancing Festival.) The 2011 world premieres of Avichai Scher's White Noise, Emily Adams' Regarding Us, and the second pas de deux in Tom Mattingly's Fall into Loving Arms. Susan Shields' Grand Synthesis, John Butler's Carmina Burana, and Ben Stevenson's Dracula.
Additional Information: In 2006 Elizabeth obtained her B.A. in English Literature and Business Administration from Stonehill College in Easton, Mass. She then resumed her ballet training at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet School under Marcia Dale Weary and Laszlo Berdo. Elizabeth has attended summer programs at Jacob's Pillow and Miami City Ballet on full scholarship, The Harid Conservatory, and The Boston Ballet School. Before joining Ballet West, Elizabeth spent half a season with Orlando Ballet, during which time she performed the role of "Winter Fairy" in Peter Stark's Cinderella.