Jordyn Richter (Corps de Ballet) was born in Chandler, Arizona, but raised in Spokane, Washington where she trained at the Academy of Dance under the direction of Kristen Potts. She has attended various summer programs including Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell, American Ballet Theatre in New York City, and Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle. Jordyn danced professionally with BalletMet in Columbus, Ohio, and has been a guest artist with academies and companies including Ballet Spokane, Ballet Fantastique, and Backer Ballet. Jordyn joined The Suzanne Farrell Ballet in 2007 and has performed many Balanchine roles including Five Pieces from Episodes, the Purple pas de Trois from Danses Concertantes, and the second and fourth movements of Brahms Schoenberg Quartet, to name a few.
A Conversation with Jordyn Richter
What is your favorite role to dance and why?
I recently found a favorite role to dance, last season with the company, and that was the girl in the "Five Pieces" pas de deux from Episodes.