Tate Lee

Tate Lee was born in Illinois and raised in Mission Viejo, California. He trained primarily with Dmitri Kulev and Jennifer Langenstein Kulev at the Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy in Laguna Hills, California. He has received scholarships and attended numerous summer programs including American Ballet Theater, Boston Ballet School and School of American Ballet where he received the Jerome Robbins’ Award of Merit. Tate was recognized as a prize winner for classical dance by the prestigious Los Angeles Music Center Spotlight Awards and in 2016, he was selected to travel to Lausanne, Switzerland for the Prix de Lausanne. Tate began his career with Colorado Ballet during the 2017-2018 season as a member of the Studio Company. He was promoted in the spring of 2018 to Apprentice for the 2018-2019 season. This is his first season as an apprentice.

Hometown:
Misson Viejo, CA

Dance training and awards:
Emitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy
Attended summer sessions at Boston Ballet, School of American Ballet and the American Ballet Theater
Los Angeles Music Center Spotlight Awards Semi Finalist
Prix de Lausanne Candidate
Youth American Grand Prix Junior Men’s Final Round Selectee
Youth American Grand Prix Hope Award

Joined Colorado Ballet:
Studio Company in 2017

Promotions:
Promoted to Company in 2018

Selected roles and ballets:
The Nutcracker
Dracula
Romeo & Juliet
Swan Lake
Pillar of Fire

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