Cleopatra Avery (Apprentice), from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, began her training at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet where she originated roles by Sherry Morray and Alan Hineline. She continued training at Pacific Northwest Ballet School summer intensive in 2006 and 2007. Cleopatra's Balanchine repertoire includes The Nutcracker, Who Cares?, Raymonda Variations, Divertimento No. 15, Valse Fantisies, La Source, Walpurgisnacht, and Stars and Stripes. Cleopatra is currently an Apprentice with Richmond Ballet. This is her second season with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet.