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Melanie Hamrick

Williamsburg, Virginia

Joined ABT 2004


Melanie Hamrick was born in Williamsburg, Virginia, where she began her ballet training at Eastern Virginia School of the Performing Arts with Sandra Balestracci. Hamrick trained for five years at the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, D.C. under the teachers Adrienne Dellas, Nikolai Morozov, Mme. Morkovina and her main teacher Mme. Sizova.

Hamrick attended the summer program at the School of American Ballet for three years and ABT’s Summer Intensive Program in 2003. She joined American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company in September 2003 and joined ABT as a member of the corps de ballet in April 2004.

Photo: Renata Pavam