Dancers

Junior and Senior Company

Dancers ages 13 and up with ballet experience attend the Company audition class for Nutcracker auditions. Company dancers are required to maintain participation in ballet classes and must attend the Company class prior to rehearsals on Saturday afternoons. Company dancers are required to complete service hours to benefit the company. All company members are expected to participate in Champaign Urbana Ballet's spring production.

Senior Company

Kevin Burnside ~ Taylor Feddersen ~ Erin King ~ Peyton Herbert ~ Nick Hittle
Sara Hawthorne ~ Valerie Linsner ~ Hailan Shanbhag
Dana Backes ~ Lauren Frost ~ Kajetan Haas ~ Lara Morgan ~ Angie Song ~ Luke Worland
Katherine Ahlgren ~ Bella Chapman ~ Sophia Ebel ~ Eli Ochs ~ Maggie Tewksbury
Irina Cheng ~ Ellie Hatcher ~ Amanda Norcross ~ Lily Rice

Junior Company

Charlotte Ebel ~ Mariel Ferreira ~ Alex Hynes ~ Maya Keeble ~ Isaac Lee ~ Ella Peirce

Apprentices

Children age 10-12 with ballet experience attend the Apprentice audition class for Nutcracker auditions. Apprentice dancers are required to maintain participation in ballet classes and also must attend the Apprentice class prior to rehearsals on Saturday afternoons. Apprentice dancers are encouraged to give volunteer hours back to the company. Apprentice dancers are expected to participate in Champaign Urbana Ballet's spring production if roles are available.

Amalia Bollero ~ Beau Chapman ~ Ilana Cohen ~ Eve Freund ~ Oscar Lewis ~ Emerson Urban ~ Farah Willenbrock
Emma Donnini ~ Sierra Freund ~ Janie Lee ~ Emily Shunk ~ Lily Summers ~ John Tubbs ~ Clara Wood

Trainees

Children ages 8-10 are eligible for nomination into the Trainee program. The nomination is at the discretion of the Ballet Mistress. The Trainee program is a preparatory step into the Apprentice program. Trainees will have a 45-minute seminar for 10 consecutive Saturday mornings beginning the 2nd weekend of January. Trainees are eligible for participation in Champaign Urbana Ballet's Student Production. Trainees are expected to maintain participation in ballet classes. Some trainees may be invited to participate in Champaign Urbana Ballet's spring production if roles are available.

Byla Chapman ~ Beatrice Ebel ~ Elizabeth Hall ~ Leo Lewis ~ Madeleine Orlie-Frost ~ Emma Rypka ~ Grace Williams-Kim

Guest Artists

Ben Chapman ~ John Dayger ~ Constance Hosier ~ Jon Ebel ~ Tony Hynes ~ Scott Keeble ~ Christopher Ochs ~ Robert Rypka

Alumni