Ryland Acree III
Corps De Ballet
International guest artist and Ballet San Antonio dancer Ryland Acree III began his dance training at age nine. He has trained with such teachers as Peter Boal, Oliver Munoz, Le Yin, and Alexei Kremnev. He has attended summer intensives at Boston Ballet, Orlando Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Texas Ballet Theatre and Pacific Northwest Ballet all on full scholarship, graduating from the Professional Division of Pacific Northwest Ballet. Acree is a WBC contract recipient as well as YAGP regional medal winner and NYC finalist. He has performed works by Gerald Arpino, Robert Hill, Jean-Christophe Maillot, Bruce Wells and George Balanchine. While with Ballet San Antonio he has performed featured roles such as Snow Prince in Gerald Arpino’s snow scene from The Nutcracker, Demi-Soloist in Gerald Arpino’s Round of Angels, Four Men in George Balanchine’s Rubies and the Pas de Quatre divertissement in Bruce Wells’ Beauty and the Beast. Acree has also recently performed as Mush in Disney’s Newsies with The Public Theatre of San Antonio. International highlights included being invited to perform Cinderella at the Bravissimo International Festival in Guatemala City as well as performing as a guest artist with Alberta Ballet in Bruce Wells’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream.