Morgan Buchanan is from Houston, Texas. She trained at the Ballet Center of Houston under the direction of Victoria Vittum and Gilbert Rome. Ms. Buchanan also trained at Houston Ballet's Ben Stevenson Academy for two years, under the direction of Sally Rojas and Sabrina Lenzi, where she earned the highest final evaluation variation score in her class. Before joining the Colorado Ballet Studio Company in 2009, Ms. Buchanan attended summer programs with American Ballet Theatre, Orlando Ballet and Houston Ballet. She joined the Company in 2011 and was promoted to Soloist in 2016. Her notable roles with Colorado Ballet include Wendy in Michael Pink’s Peter Pan
, Vitality Fairy and Jewels in The Sleeping Beauty
, Moyna in Giselle
, Autumn Fairy and Fairy Godmother in Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella
, Dew Drop in The Nutcracker
, First Passerby in Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free
, and Effie in La Sylphide
. This is Ms. Buchanan’s eighth season with Colorado Ballet.