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Frances Katzen



Biography

Frances Katzen was born in South Africa and moved to Sydney, Australia when she was 5. At 15, she attended the School of American Ballet and joined American Ballet Theatre in 1997. Ms. Katzen has danced as a soloist with Hartford Ballet and as a soloist with Carolina Ballet where she has performed principal roles in Firebird and in world premieres by Christopher Wheeldon and Richard Tanner. She has also appeared in works choreographed by Anthony Tudor, George Balanchine, Jose Limon, Martha Graham, Lynne Taylor Corbett and a work created for her by Michael Kopinsky of Birmingham Royal Ballet. This is her first season with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet.
Frances Katzen