Birthplace
Pennsylvania, USA

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

Previous companies
Boston Ballet II (2007-2008); Boston Ballet (2009) promoted to Principal, 2012; joined ABT in 2015, promoted to Principal, 2016

Repertoire includes
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; Oberon and Puck, Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Nutcracker, Cavalier, Snow King and Russian Lead, Nutcracker; Mercutio and Benvolio, Cranko’s Romeo & Juliet; Peasant pas in Giselle; Sailor in Fancy Free and the pas de deux from Bournonville’s William Tell and Flower Festival at Genzano; Balanchine rep includes Principal in Theme and Variations, Harlequinade, Ballo della Regina, Symphony in Three Movements, The Four Temperaments, the Third Movement in Symphony in C, Franz in Coppélia, Diamonds/Rubies in Jewels, and Tarantella. He has also danced in works by Jiří Kylián, William Forsythe, Wayne McGregor, José Martinez, Alexander Ekman, Christopher Wheeldon, and Harald Lander. Lead appearances at ABT include Le Corsaire, La Fille mal gardée, The Golden Cockerel, Whipped Cream and Prodigal Son amongst many others

Other info
To name a few of his awards: In 2009, he was the first American to be awarded a Gold medal at the Helsinki International Ballet Competition and also won a coveted Princess Grace Fellowship

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