Kendall G. Britt Jr.
KENDALL G. BRITT JR. (Dancer) has danced in several Steven McMahon ballets including the title role in Peter Pan as well as the roles of Romeo and Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, the Prince in Cinderella, and the Lion in Wizard of Oz. He danced in Matthew Neenan’s The Darting Eyes, in Gabrielle Lamb’s I Am A Woman: Moult, and in Julia Adam’s I Am A Child. Kendall also danced the memorable role of Puck in Mark Godden’s Midsummer Night’s Dream and the Prince in Nutcracker. Kendall was selected by Robert Battle–artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater–to perform his prestigious Takademe solo. He has performed soloist roles in Julia Adam’s Seven Threads and Curtain of Green, in Petr Zahradní?ek’s The Hurdle Runner, and in Trey McIntyre’s High Lonesome, among others. In July 2013, Kendall danced with fellow Company member Hideko Karasawa at the prestigious Ballet Asteras 2013 gala in Tokyo. Before joining Ballet Memphis, Kendall trained on full scholarship at the Pacific Northwest Ballet School and Ballet Academy East. He also attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. Kendall is a 2006 National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts youngARTS merit scholarship recipient. He is from New York City and joined the Company in 2006.