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.
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:
Selected roles and ballets:
Mouse King, Spanish and Arabian in The Nutcracker
Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
Taylor-Corbett’s The Little Mermaid
Septime Webre’s ALICE (in wonderland)
Christopher Wheeldon’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
More about Ben:
This is Ben's fifth season as a member of Colorado Ballet.