Pearson Beau


Classical Ballet / Soloist

Born: San Francisco, California

Joined in 2007. Promoted to Demi-Soloist in 2010.

Beau began his ballet training at the age of 18 after graduating from high school. He trained at the Academy of Ballet in San Francisco under Richard Gibson and Zory Karah. Prior to joining Ballet West, he performed with Chamberdance, a performing group of the Academy of Ballet. Since joining Ballet West, Beau’s performance highlights include the Snow Pas de Deux in Willam Christensen’s The Nutcracker; Bruce Marks’ Continuo; “Softly As I Leave You” in Twyla Tharp’s Nine Sinatra Songs; James Canfield’s Equinoxe; Principal Couple in the world premiere of Megan Furse’s Le Chant de la Terre; the world premiere of Susan Shields’ Grand Synthesis; Ferdinand and Neptune in Michael Smuin’s The Tempest; Principal Couple in Ben Stevenson’s Three Preludes; Mark Morris’ Gong; Sharpless in Stanton Welch’s Madame Butterfly; Drinking Companion in George Balanchine’s Prodigal Son; Warrior in Michel Fokine’s Polovetsian Dances; Lysander in Sir Frederick Ashton’s The Dream; Adam Sklute’s newly conceived and produced Swan Lake; Elegy Man in Balanchine’s Serenade, as well as in Balanchine’s Agon and Stars and Stripes; and in the world premieres of Charlotte Boye-Christensen’s Row, Aidan DeYoung’s Outward, and Michael Bearden’s Descent.

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