Ben Winegar

Ben Winegar is from Grand Rapids, Michigan. He began his training at the School of the Grand Rapids Ballet at the age of 11. During his training, he had the opportunity to perform in several ballets with the Grand Rapids Ballet Company. In 2010, Ben spent a year training at the School of American Ballet. Upon graduating, he danced one season with the Los Angeles Ballet under the direction of Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary. He joined Colorado Ballet in 2012.

Hometown:
Grand Rapids, MI

Dance training and awards:
Grand Rapids Ballet under Attila Mosolygo, Gaiane Akopian and Akop Akopian
School of American Ballet

Joined Colorado Ballet:
2012

Selected roles and ballets:
Swan Lake
Mouse King, Spanish and Arabian in The Nutcracker
Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
Lynne Taylor-Corbett’s The Little Mermaid
Septime Webre’s ALICE (in wonderland)
La Sylphide
Christopher Wheeldon’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Michael Pink’s Dracula

More about Ben:
This is Ben's fifth season as a member of Colorado Ballet.

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