Buse Babadag 

Soloist

Hometown:

Istanbul, Turkey

Buse Babadag was born in Istanbul, Turkey. She started her training at Istanbul University State Conservatory with Christopher Paluch at age 10. After 5 years of intensive training with him, she got accepted to Munich Ballet Academy in Germany. She was trained with Vaganova technique by the world known former ballet stars at Munich Ballet Academy. She got to perform at Heinz Bosl Stiftung Matinee with BayerischesStaatsBallet’s Junior Company. She graduated from Munich Ballet Academy with a ‘Bachelor diploma of dance’.

She was chosen to perform Kirill Melnikov’s Cinderella pas de deux at Biennalle Dance Education 2014/Dresden Gala at Semperoper Dresden. Same year, she was invited to perform Romeo and Juliet Balcony Pas de Deux at the galas in Rome, Pisa, Toscana and Cairo.

In 2014, she moved to America and started working with Tulsa Ballet II. After performing a season with Tulsa Ballet, she got offer as a company member with Dance Alive National Ballet in Florida. In her third season with the company, she got promoted to a Soloist. In 2018, she was offered to join to Indianapolis Ballet that’s where she mostly danced Balanchine Ballets as Serenade, Rubies, Who Cares, Wals-Fantaisie, Four Temperaments, Raymonda Variations, and Allegro Brilliant.

After 3 seasons of performing with Indianapolis Ballet, she was offered a Soloist contract with Ballet San Antonio and already performed Sugar plum fairy in Nutcracker and kitri’s friends with the company in 2022.

Her repertoire includes some of William Forsythe works, Balanchine and Bournoville technique.