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Breanne Granlund began her classical training at the age of nine years old with the Ballet Academy of Texas under the direction of Lisa Slagle. While at BAT, she danced the title role in Skibine’s Firebird and Paquita in Paquita at the Regional Dance America Southwest Convention. Granlund was chosen to be one of ABT’s National Training Scholars for three years and received the Bendor Foundation Award in 2014. She was the 2014 first place winner in the senior category at the Youth America Grand Prix, Dallas, Texas regional competition.
Granlund joined ABT Studio Company in 2014, joined the main Company as an apprentice in April 2016 and became a member of the corps de ballet in October 2016. Her repertoire includes a Porcelain Princess in Aurora’s Wedding, a Shade in La Bayadère, one of the Nutcracker’s Sisters in Alexei Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker, The Swallow in The Seasons, a little swan in Swan Lake, a leading role in A Time There Was and featured roles in Deuce Coupe and In the Upper Room. She created a featured role in Praedicere.
Ms. Granlund’s performances with American Ballet Theatre are sponsored by Daniel Healy and Margaret King Moore Dancer Award.
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