Kirk Henning (Soloist) was born in Momence, Illinois and studied dance at the Faubourg School of Ballet in Hanover Park, Illinois. He has performed with the Dayton Ballet, Ballet Theater of Maryland, The Charleston Ballet, Oakland Ballet, Configuration, and Richmond Ballet. Kirk has performed a variety of works both contemporary and classical including Jessica Lang's Lines Squared as well as lead roles in Giselle, Mozartiana, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, The Sleeping Beauty, Hamlet, Peter Pan, Rodeo, Trinity, and A Midsummer Night's Dream. As a member of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, Kirk was awarded a 2007 Movado Future Legends Award. He joined The Suzanne Farrell Ballet in 2006.