Performance Division

ECB's Performance Division is open to advanced students by invitation only. This rewarding opportunity guides students to further develop their technique and artistry through a rigorous training schedule and performance opportunities year-round. Student placement is required for this pre-professional program.


Becca has been dancing at ECB for over ten years. She is a sophomore in high school and part of a National Leadership Council. Her favorite roles include Flower Corp in The Nutcracker and Friend in Coppélia. Becca has attended Summer Intensives with ABT Orange County, Juneau Dance Theatre, and ECB. She loves the color seafoam green and admires ABT dancer Rachel Richardson.


Lauren has been dancing for 15 years, moving to ECB 5 years ago to concentrate on ballet. Her favorite roles and productions have been Rat King and Spanish Corp in The Nutcracker…and Sleeping Beauty where she performed multiple roles. Lauren is currently a Junior doing Running Start at Bellevue College. In her spare time, Lauren loves to watch crime documentaries.


Annamarie has been dancing for eight years and it’s her second year dancing with ECB. Her favorite roles have been Clara and Flower Corp in The Nutcracker. Her dream roles are Sugarplum and Giselle. Annamarie wants to be a ballerina, but when she was younger she also wanted to be a dental hygienist because she liked brushing her teeth.


Emiliano has been dancing since he was 6 years old. He began with hip hop and joined ECB five years ago. His favorite role has been the wolf in Sleeping Beauty. He participated in Alonzo Lines Summer Intensive in 2018. He is excited to continue growing as a dancer at Evergreen City Ballet, and grateful to have the support of his family and friends.


Laurel has been dancing at ECB since she was 3 years old, under founding Artistic Director, Wade Walthall. Her favorite roles in The Nutcracker include, Snow Queen, Arabian Lead, and Dew Drop. Laurel is an honor roll student at Kentridge High School, as she enjoys the challenge of balancing education and dance. She loves to travel and learn Spanish in school.


This is Lydia’s fourth year dancing at ECB and first in the Performance Division. Her favorite roles to perform are Arabian Lead and Snow Corps in The Nutcracker. She is currently a Running Start student at Green River College and is working to get an Associates Degree by the time she graduates high school.