Katlyn Addison

Houston Ballet

Ballet West- Soloist (2011-present)

 

Katlyn Addison hails from Ontario, Canada. She danced briefly with The Houston Ballet before joining Ballet West in 2011. In 2014, she was promoted to demi-soloist. An emerging choreographer, an original piece of hers, The Hunt, a ballet set to percussion, premiered in 2015 with Ballet West. In her spare time, she also models for Elevé dance wear.

Katlyn Addison is currently a soloist with Ballet West. She is the third black ballerina in history to play the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, after Lauren Anderson of Houston Ballet and Misty Copeland of American Ballet Theatre. She was named one of Huffington Post’s “26 Black Female Choreographers and Dancers You Should Know.”

 

 

 

 

 

Links to articles, reviews etc:

https://wchbnewsdetroit.newsone.com/3159014/news-roundup-katlyn-addison-is-third-black-ballerina-to-play-sugar-plum-fairy-and-more/

http://atlantablackstar.com/2015/12/26/katlyn-addison-becomes-third-black-ballerina-american-history-dance-sugar-plum-fairy/

https://balletwest.org/dancers/katlyn-addison

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/08/black-female-choreographer-dancer_n_7716662.html

http://pointemagazine.com/inside-pt/issuesfebruarymarch-2015great-pointe-debate/

Video linkS:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcpQJLjnskw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEtKCepHAro

Photos:

http://www.beaupearsonphoto.com/Viewing-Galleries/Dance/On-Stage/i-J4MckQ7

Social Media:

https://www.facebook.com/katlyn.addison

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