Thompson Michelle


Classical Ballet / Dancer

Michelle Thompson
Michelle Thompson, originally from San Francisco, trained at San Francisco Ballet for nine years. During her two years with Ballet Austin II, she studied with Truman Finney and was privileged to perform in Ulysses Dove’s Vespers. Now in her eighth season with Ballet Austin, Ms. Thompson has loved dancing in works by Mills (Silence Within Silence, Red Roses, Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project, Angel of My Nature, Kai), Patterson (Free to Fly, Red Line, Liquid Eyes), Twyla Tharp, and Balanchine. She was thrilled to perform the role of Kitri in Don Quixote. Last season she especially enjoyed working with the New American Talent/Dance choreographers Nelly van Bommel and KT Nelson.

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