Shumate Joseph


Classical Ballet / Dancer

Joined CBC: Apprentice 1994, Corps de Ballet 1995, rejoined 2009

Training: California Ballet School, U.C. Irvine

Featured Roles: CBC – Prince, Russian and Chinese (The Nutcracker), Van Helsing (Dracula); U.C. Irvine – Jonathan Harker (Dracula), the Prince’s Aide (Cinderella) Favorite Repertoire: Barnaby (Hello Dolly!), Tulsa (Gypsy), Cagelle (La Cage Aux Folles)

Noteworthy: Obtained B.A. in Dance and Drama from U.C. Irvine, has performed professional theatrical productions nationally and internationally since 1999 and is an active member of the Actors’ Equity Association. He currently works as part of the California Ballet Company staff as an Executive Assistant and Social Media Coordinator.

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