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Aleisha Walker

Houston, Texas

Joined ABT 2022


Photo: Tina Franklin.

Aleisha Walker was born in Houston, Texas, and, at the age of 11, she began to study classical ballet at Houston Ballet Academy. She attended Houston Ballet Academy from 2012 to 2017 on full scholarship.  In 2018, Walker attended American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive and began training at the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School that September.

Walker joined ABT Studio Company in September 2019, became an apprentice with the main Company in November 2022, and joined the corps de ballet in June 2023.

At the 2023 Prix de Lausanne Competition, Walker received a Young Creation Award for her solo Do You Care?