BALLET SAN ANTONIO
Benjamin Rose began his training in Houston at Vitacca Ballet school and The Highschool for the Performing and Visual Arts. After 3 Summers at Houston Ballet School, he joined the full-time day program and began studying under the direction of Andrew Murphy. After graduating, he began his professional career as a trainee with Ballet West in Salt Lake City Utah and was able to perform roles such as the lead in George Balanchine’s, Walpurgisnacht and as the bear in Willem Cristianstens, The Nutcracker. While he lived in Utah, he was fortunate enough to also work as a guest artist and performed not only with the University of Utah but also around the country with companies such as NorthStar Ballet in Alaska, Nevada Ballet Theater in Las Vegas, AVA Ballet in Reno, and Queen City Ballet in Helena, Montana. From there he moved to Denver, Colorado where he joined the studio company at Colorado Ballet and performed with Feel the Movement, a contemporary dance project based out of Denver. After Denver he moved to Iowa and began dancing at Ballet Des Moines under the direction of Serkan Usta. After living in Iowa, Ben moved to San Antonio, Texas to dance for Ballet San Antonio under the direction of Sofiane Sylve.
Get to know BEN
When did you start dancing, and why?
I Started dancing ballroom at age 3 and when I got older, I decided that I wanted to do ballet because I loved the music so much.
What inspires you to be a professional dancer?
My biggest inspiration in dance has been my teachers and seeing the respect they had for art form.
Why did you choose Ballet San Antonio?
I chose ballet San Antonio for the repertoire and the opportunity to work with acclaimed artistic staff.