Classical Ballet / Dancer
Born in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, Mark Dennis began training at Canada’s National Ballet School in 2002. During his time at the National Ballet School he studied at both the Australian Ballet School and the Pacific Northwest Ballet School through the school’s student exchange program. As a student, Mark performed Peggy Baker’s Yang, Jamesin Bournonville’s La Sylphide and Jeanie Boy in Neumeier’s Yondering. Mark is a recipient of the 2006 Canada Council for the Arts Peter Dwyer Scholarship and participated in the quarterfinals at the Prix de Lausanne in 2007. After graduating from Canada’s National Ballet School in 2006, Mark continued his studies in the Post Secondary Program until joining the National Ballet of Canada as an apprentice, in August of 2008. Mark performed in the National Ballet’s productions of Romeo and Juliet (Cranko), The Nutcracker (Kudelka) and The Seagull(Neumeier). Mark then joined Alberta Ballet in July of 2009, dancing several works by Jean Grand-Maitre including The Scared Grove for the Opening Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Winer Olympics. In June 2010 Mark joined the West Australian Ballet.
- West Australian Ballet