Lawson Vanessa


Classical Ballet / Principal

Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Lawson began her first 12 years of training with the Edmonton School of Ballet. She left home at the age of 16 to further her studies at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division where she received the Prince Edward Award and graduated with distinction in 1996. Lawson was hired into the Company the following year as an apprentice, promoted to soloist in 2002 and became a principal dancer in the 2005/06 season.

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