Birthplace
Pennsylvania, USA

Training
Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet; Boston Ballet School; Orlando Ballet School

Previous companies
Boston Ballet (2009) promoted to Principal, 2012; joined ABT in 2015, promoted to Principal, 2016; Performed with English National Ballet in 2017 as Guest Artist, joined as Lead Principal in 2018

English National Ballet
Guest Artist (2017); roles included: Hilarion, Akram Khan’s Giselle; Messenger of Death, MacMillan’s Song of the Earth; James, La Sylphide; Romeo, Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet and the Nephew/Prince, Eagling’s Nutcracker

Repertoire
Prince Désiré and Bluebird, The Sleeping Beauty; Prince in Ashton’s Cinderella; Basilio Nureyev’s Don Quixote; Siegfried in Swan Lake; Bronze Idol and Solor, La Bayadère; Colas, La Fille mal gardée; Oberon and Puck, Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Mercutio and Benvolio, Cranko’s Romeo & Juliet; Franz in Coppélia; Ali/Lankendem, Le Corsaire; Lensky, Onegin; Prince, The Nutcracker. Principal roles in: Lander’s Etudes; Balanchine’s Theme & VariationsHarlequinade, Ballo della Regina, Symphony in Three Movements, The Four Temperaments, the Third Movement in Symphony in C, Diamonds/Rubies in Jewels, Prodigal Son and Tarantella. Works by Ekman, Elo, Forsythe, Kylián, Martinez, McGregor, Ratmansky, Robbins, van Manen, Wheeldon, amongst others

Other info
Junior Gold Medal YAGP (2006); Bronze Medal, USA Int’l Ballet Competition (2006); Silver Medal, Seoul Int’l Dance Competition (2008); Gold Medal, Helsinki International Ballet Competition (2009) (first American); Senior Grand Prix YAGP (2009); NFAA Silver Level Award (2009); Princess Grace Fellowship (2009); UK National Dance Award Nomination (2013); Benois de la Danse Nomination (2017)

His jumps are gorgeous and buoyant, his timing is razor-sharp, his footwork clean and fast
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