Kiara Felder

Pacific Northwest Ballet: Trainee
Atlanta Ballet (2012-2017)
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens (2017-present)

Kiara Felder began her ballet training at age six in Cary, NC, at Cary Ballet Conservatory. She spent summers training at Boston Ballet, Saratoga Summer Dance Intensive, and Pacific Northwest Ballet. After graduating from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, she continued her training as a Professional Division student at the Pacific Northwest Ballet School on full scholarship. As a student, she performed with Pacific Northwest Ballet in the corps de ballet of George Balanchine’s Le Baiser de la Fée and Coppélia and in Kent Stowell’s Nutcracker. With Atlanta Ballet, she has enjoyed performing in Ohad Naharin’s Secus and Minus 16, David Bintley’s Carmina Burana, and Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Roméo et Juliette. She was named one of Dance Magazine‘s “25 to Watch” in 2016. Felder is now in the corps de ballet of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens.

Sources:

Kiara Felder, Atlanta Ballet (page no longer active)
Kiara DeNae Felder, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens

See also:

The Get-to-Know: Kiara Felder, Atlanta Ballet
Dance Magazine Names Company Dancer Kiara Felder a “25 to Watch,” Atlanta Ballet
Press Alert: Dance Magazine Talks with Dancer Kiara Felder
Kiara Felder on Atlanta Ballet’s Ultimate Outdoor Gig, Pointe Magazine
When “Diversity” Isn’t Enough, Dance Magazine
Ballerina steps up as holiday classic sets higher bar, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Video links:

Seconds With a Ballerina: Kiara Felder
Get-to-Know: An interview with Kiara Felder

Social media:

Instagram @kiarode

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