Joined Ballet Arizona: 2015
Training: Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, School of American Ballet
Other Companies: Boston Ballet, Orlando Ballet
Bri George began her early training at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet under the direction of Marcia Dale Weary for 11 years. After attending summer training in 2007 with School of American Ballet she was offered a scholarship to Boston Ballet as a trainee where she performed in Swan Lake and The Nutcracker with the company. In 2008, she joined Orlando Ballet’s second company. During her time with OBII she placed in top 12 for classical at YAGP, and 2nd in contemporary in Florida Regionals. In 2009 Bri was asked to join Orlando Ballet’s professional company. During her six seasons with Orlando Ballet she performed many leading roles such as White Swan from Swan Lake, Sugar Plum, Dew Drop, and Snow Queen in The Nutcracker, Ursula from The Little Mermaid, Witch from Snow White, Diane and Acteon variation, Zulma from Giselle, Touching Drops by Peter Chu, and Again for the First Time by Abdur Rahim Jackson, and was featured in many new works from director Robert Hill.
Some of her favorite moments have been in 2010 when she performed alongside Mariah Carey in Disney’s Christmas Parade, and choreographing and working with Cirque Du Soleil for A Choreographer’s Workshop.
This is Bri’s first year with Ballet Arizona.