OMAHA, NE – July 31, 2018 – Artistic Director Erika Overturff has announced new dancers and promotions within the company for the 2018 – 19 Season.
“After reviewing numerous audition reels and resumes, ballet master Matthew Carter and I invited forty dancers from all over the country to audition with us this spring,” says Overturff. “There was a tremendous level of interest in the company in our upcoming ninth season – our very first as American Midwest Ballet.”
“I am excited to work with this talented group during our upcoming season,” says Overturff.
“When looking at potential artists, we promote dancers from within our ranks first, whenever possible,” says Overturff. “We are fortunate to have such a strong group of incredibly talented dancers as our foundation.”
Returning this season are dancers Erin Alarcon, Claire Goodwillie, Bret Samson, Kelsey Schwenker, Sasha York, Katie van der Mars, Rebecca Brenner, Anna Swenson, Ryan Christopher, Katherine Eppink, Alyssa Grimsley, Amaris Sharratt, Alexandra Hoffman, Anders Southerland, Wyatt Payne, and Elena Carter, along with Carter and Overturff,
“Each season, we say it is going to be ‘our best season yet’” smiles Overturff. “And each season, it’s true!”
The company’s ninth season begins today.
American Midwest Ballet season subscriptions are on sale now through Sept. 1 for Season 9 performances.
Single tickets are on sale at Ticket Omaha after Sept. 1.