Born in San Diego, California, Scout Forsythe trained at the San Diego School of Ballet under the direction of Maxim Tchernychev. While training she performed with San Diego Ballet, and continues to appear as a guest principal with the company.
Forsythe participated in the Youth America Grand Prix for three consecutive years where she earned a regional award, Grand Prix award and 1st place awards in the European YAGP for Classical and Contemporary. Forsythe also participated in the 2013 IBC Moscow competition. She attended ABT’s New York Summer Intensive in 2012 and 2013 as a National Training Scholar and received a full scholarship to join the ABT Studio Company in 2013. Forsythe’s repertory with ABT Studio Company includes Diamond in The Sleeping Beauty (staged by Susan Jaffe) and roles in Great Galloping Gottschalk, Continuo, and Raymonda Pas de Sept (staged by Martine van Hamel).
Forsythe joined American Ballet Theatre as an apprentice in 2014 and became a member of the corps de ballet in January 2015. Her repertoire with the Company includes Rosaline's friend in Romeo and Juliet and a role in Mark Morris’ After You, as well as roles in all of the full-length ballets.
Ms. Forsythe's performances with American Ballet Theatre are sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. George Reeves.