Alumni

Many former Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre dancers have continued on to professional careers in the dance field. Others have attended prestigious college and university dance departments.  Examples follow . . . 

Hannah Beddow

Chapman University Dance major

Hayley Blackman

formerly Pennsylvania Ballet II

Caitlin Bonura

UC Santa Cruz BA in Art; Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre board member; Cabrillo Foundation Development Department 

Joshua Burnham

Manassas Ballet Theatre; formerly with Ballet Theatre of Maryland, Cincinnati Ballet

Bonnie Costa

formerly with Utah Regional Ballet
Santa Clara University graduate - Communications degree

Brittany Duncan

formerly Ballet Alabama under Wes Chapman

Leila Drake 

State Street Ballet

Erin Duffy

formerly with Ballet San Jose

Lily Frazier-Ransom

formerly with Missouri Contemporary Ballet and Los Angeles Ballet

Samuel Fulk

Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre
formerly with Utah Regional Ballet

Julia Halpin

free lance dancer

Nathan Hirschaut

The Juilliard School, dance major

Jazmine Hurley

Ballet West II

Jan Javier

Free-lance dancer
formerly:
National Broadway Touring company of "Movin' Out"
Richmond Ballet
Nashville Ballet
Luna Negra

Courtney Jesberg

UC Long Beach student

Gabbi Kamalani

Medical student Fall 2017 ~ Tufts University School of Medicine; Stanford University graduate

Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone

Assistant Editor at Dance Spirit Magazine

Kaelyn Magee

Ballet Arizona
formerly with Utah Regional Ballet 

Nahshon Marden

Cornish School of the Arts, Dance major

Melody Mennite

Houston Ballet, Principal dancer

Click here for more information about Melody 

Gabriela Minden

Graduate student at Oxford University
Masters in English Literature from Columbia University
Fulbright Scholar  
formerly Ballet West trainee 

Emerson Moose

Royal Danish Ballet 

Lucien Postlewaite

Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo
Formerly Principal dancer with Pacific Northwest Ballet

Click here for more information about Lucien 

Emily Rose

Grand Rapids Ballet

Rachel Schmidt

Butler University BFA in Dance
LINES trainee

Jeffrey Stanton

Currently Ballet Master Oregon Ballet Theatre
formerly:
Principal dancer with Pacific Northwest Ballet
San Francisco Ballet

Sarah Stein Eriksen

Silicon Valley Ballet

Beth Terwilleger

formerly with Ballet Austin

Gabriel Williams

Florida State University at Tallahassee Dance MFA program.  Click HERE to see the 2014 "Nutcracker" campaign image featuring Gabe.
Formerly:
Trey McIntyre Project
Sacramento Ballet
Milwaukee Ballet
Oakland Ballet 

Georgina Wilson

University of Texas at Austin Dance major

Molly Winslow Hanson

formerly:
Utah Regional Ballet
Ballet San Jose trainee

Lauryn Winterhalder

Click HERE to see the 2014 "Nutcracker" campaign image featuring Lauryn

Sacramento Ballet
American Contemporary Ballet 
formerly:
Cincinnati Ballet
Pacific Northwest Ballet trainee

 

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Kaelyn Magee (above) as a student at The Studio and (below) with Utah Regional Ballet

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Molly Winslow Hanson (above) in her Junior year at The Studio and (below) with Emerson Moose photographed by Ballet Zaida

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Lauryn Winterhalder (above) in SCBT rehearsal and (below) photographed by Sacramento Ballet

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Melody Mennite (above) guest starring in "The Nutcracker"

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Lucien Postlewaite (above) guest starring in "The Nutcracker"

 

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Photo of Gabriel Williams (above) by Kurt Sutter

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Leila Drake Fossek (above) photograph courtesy of State Street Ballet

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