2019/2020 Perfomance Division Students
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.
This is Jackie’s fourth season with ECB and her first year as a PD soloist. Jackie’s favorite roles to perform are Swanhilda in the ballet Coppélia and she also loved performing in Charmaine Butcher’s Antecedent To Trust. Jackie’s dream is to serve her country as a fighter pilot in the US military.
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.
Brigitte has been dancing since she was six years old. This is her fourth year at ECB, and her first in the Performance Division. Her favorite roles to dance are Clara and Arabian in The Nutcracker. In addition to her love of dance, Brigitte is a dedicated high school varsity golfer who qualified for State last year as a freshman and will be competing again this spring. She also plays the piano and alto saxophone.
Gabrielle began dancing 15 years ago when she was three years old. This is her second year at ECB and performing in The Nutcracker. She is most excited about performing the roles Arabian lead and Snow Queen. Gabrielle is grateful for all the opportunities ECB has been able to offer her this past year. She would like to thank her mom and her sister for all their love and support.
Lorelei has been dancing for 6 years, and this is her first year at ECB. Her favorite roles are Lilac Fairy, Spanish lead, and Flowers Corp in The Nutcracker. Her dream roles are Sugarplum and Kitri. Lorelei previously danced at MVSB and found ECB through their wonderful Summer Intensive program.
Serena is a senior at Eastside Catholic High School and has been recognized as a National Hispanic Scholar. Her favorite roles are Head Maid and Dew Drop in The Nutcracker and Carabosse in Sleeping Beauty. She has attended five summer intensives across the country, including Alonzo King LINES Ballet this past summer. She loves to travel and is excited to live on the east coast next year in college!
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.