Sharon Wehner is originally from San Jose, California. She trained with
Jody White and David Roxander, San Jose Dance Theatre, San Francisco
Ballet and San Jose/Cleveland Ballet. Ms. Wehner joined Colorado Ballet
in 1995 and was promoted to Principal in 1999 and since that time, she
has performed many lead roles with the Company. These include Kitri in Don Quixote, Giselle in Giselle, Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, Medora in Le Corsaire, Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty, Swanilda in Coppelia, Mina in Dracula, Juliet in Romeo & Juliet, the Cowgirl in Rodeo, the Sugarplum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Cinderella in Cinderella, Esmerelda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Principal couple in Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes, Rubies, and Theme and Variations, Antony Tudor’s Leaves are Fading, and Twyla Tharpe’s In The Upper Room.
She has been honored to have solos and pas de deauxs created on her by
choreographers Val Caniparoli, Edwaard Liang, Mathew Neenan, Christopher
Wheeldon, Darrel Grand Moultrie, Dwight Rhoden, Jessica Lang, Brian
Reeder and Toru Shimazaki. In addition to Colorado Ballet, Ms. Wehner
has also performed with The Washington Ballet, Oakland Ballet and Amy
Seiwert’s Imagery. She has also been a guest artist at the Vail
International Dance Festival, and in Japan in the Aoyama Ballet
Festival, and the National Ballet of Japan’s Golden Ballet Co-star.
Sharon enjoys teaching dance to all ages and abilities, particularly
Dance For Parkinson’s Disease.