Haley Blackselder

Corps De Ballet

Haley Blackselder

Corps De Ballet

Hometown:
San Antonio, Texas

Joined BSA:
2022

Haley is from San Antonio Texas and started dancing when she was 3 at the American Dance Company. When she was 7, she began training at Quenedit Ballet School under the direction of Ernesto Quenedit and Alicia Catalina Garza where she participated in their pre-professional company. During her training she attended the Washington Ballet, Ballet Tucson, and Ballet West summer intensives on scholarship. 

When she was 17 she accepted an offer to join Ballet West’s Professional Training Division where she trained for 2 years under the direction of Evelyn Cisneros, Jeff Rogers, and Catherine Batcheller. During this time she performed repertoire including Western Symphony, Cinderella, Swan Lake, Raymonda, Coppelia, and Don Quixote and had the opportunity to perform contemporary works choreographed by Francisco Gella and Rex Tilton, Principal dancer with Ballet West. She joined Ballet San Antonio in 2022 as an apprentice and is excited to be a part of the company.

Get to know Sophia

What is your favorite ballet?
Romeo and Juliet

What is your favorite way to spend a weekend?
Sleeping in and baking

If you could travel anywhere, where would it be?
Italy