Joshua Whitehead

Ballet West II (2010-2012)
Ballet West: Demi-Soloist (2012-present)

Joshua Whitehead, a Portsmouth, VA native, is a demi-soloist with Ballet West, coming to the first company after two years with Ballet West II. He started dancing at age 18 and trained at Academy de Ballet and as a trainee at Ballet West Academy. Whitehead was featured on the CW reality show Breaking Pointe and choreographs in addition to dancing. His repertoire with the company includes Russian Soloist and the Nutcracker Prince in The Nutcracker and Spanish in Swan Lake, as well as roles in Balanchine’s Tarantella and Square Dance, Val Caniparoli’s The Lottery, and Adam Sklute’s Giselle.









Joshua Whitehead, Ballet West
Dance Commission: Ruuddances featuring Ballet West Academy, Utah Arts Festival
Utah Arts Festival 2019: Four commissions set to premiere in chamber and jazz music, dance, The Utah Review

See also:

Demi Soloist Joshua Whitehead in Merce Cunningham’s Summerspace (Photo by Beau Pearson), KUTV

Video links:

Ballet West Celebrates Black History Month ~ Joshua Whitehead & Sanford Placide

Social media:

Instagram @joshuawhitehe11
YouTube Joshua Whitehead

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