Frain Matthew


Classical Ballet / Dancer

Matthew Frain began his ballet training in Naperville, Illinois at the age of 11 with Ricardo and Regina Moyano. While training, he performed soloist and principal roles in The Nutcracker and original works by Ricardo Moyano. At the age of 16, Mr. Frain received a full scholarship to the Chicago Academy for the Arts under the direction of Anna Paskevska and Randy Duncan. While at the Academy, he performed Don Quixote Pas de Deux, Diana and Acteon Pas de Deux, Peasant Pas de Deux from Giselle and Prince Desire in Aurora\\\'s Wedding. Mr. Frain also performed in original works by Randy Duncan, Paul Sanasardo and Eduardo Vilaro among others. In August 2006, Mr. Frain became an apprentice with Joffrey Ballet where he performed in Robert Joffrey’s The Nutcracker, Giselle, Antony Tudor\\\'s Offenbach in the Underworld and Twyla Tharp\\\'s Waterbaby Bagatelles. While at Milwaukee Ballet, Mr. Frain has appeared as Jack in Michael Pink’s Cinderella, as well as Michael Pink\\\'s Peter Pan, Timothy O\\\'Donnell\\\'s Boléro: Let There Be Light and Val Caniparoli\\\'s Blades of Grass. This is his third season with Milwaukee Ballet.

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