Busby Bo

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Bo Busby began his ballet training at age four with Ann Brodie of Calvert-Brodie Studios in Columbia, South Carolina.

When he was 14 he received a full scholarship to The Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, Florida where he trained under Oliver Pardina, Victoria Schneider, and Svetlana Osiyeva. In his junior year, Busby was awarded “Best Male Dancer” at the 2000 Youth American Grand Prix for his performance of a variation from La Fille mal gardée.

At the New York Finals of the 2001 Youth American Grand Prix, Busby received the prestigious “Grand Prix” title.

Busby has attended summer programs at The Harid Conservatory, the School of American Ballet, and Houston Ballet School.

In 2000 he was accepted into the Stuttgart Academy in Stuttgart, Germany where he studied under Pytor Pestov. At the completion of the summer he performed a pas de deux from John Cranko’s Onegin and appeared in the Stuttgart Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty featuring Vladimir Malakhov and Lucia Lacarra.

Busby joined the ABT Studio Company in 2001, American Ballet Theatre in 2002 and Boston Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet in 2006. His repertoire includes full-length story ballets such as John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet, James Kudelka’s Cinderella, as well as world premier works including Helen Pickett’s Eventide and Jorma Elo’s In On Blue and Le Sacre du Printemps.

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