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Hometown: Eugene, OR Ballet Fantastique: Here since 2010 Favorites: Ginger candies, the book/film Rosemary’s Baby, and forget-me-not flowers Pointe shoes: Bloch Serenades
Amanda grew up in Eugene, Oregon and studied at the Eugene Ballet Academy for 11 years under the instruction of Sara Lombardi, Florabelle Moses and Susan Zadoff. Amanda was hired as an apprentice with Eugene Ballet Company (EBC) at age 16, and performed with the company for two seasons from 2008 through 2010. With EBC, Amanda performed in Dracula, Peter Pan, Dark Side of the Moon, and American in Paris. She also extensively toured with EBC in performances of Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker throughout the Pacific Northwest and in Anchorage, Alaska.
Amanda was awarded scholarships to study at the Joffrey Ballet NY, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Ballet Austin, and the prestigious CRAFT of Choreography Conference summer intensives. She was featured as Aurora in Eugene Ballet Academy’s production of Sleeping Beauty and as Swanilda in the Academy’s production of Coppelia. She was also a member of the Eugene Youth Ballet. This is her first season with Ballet Fantastique.