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David Hallberg (Erin Baiano 2010)

David Hallberg

Born in South Dakota, David Hallberg began his formal ballet training at the age of 13 with Kee Juan Han at the Arizona Ballet School, then continued his studies at the Paris Opera Ballet School and American Ballet Theatre's New York Summer Intensives.  He became a member of ABT's studio company in September 2000; joined American Ballet Theater in the corps de ballet in April 2001; promoted to soloist in January 2004 and principal dancer in May 2005. During his tenure at the institution, artist-in-residence Alexei Ratmansky has created four roles specifically for Mr. Hallberg in world premieres: On the Dnieper and Seven Sonatas in 2009, The Nutcracker in December 2010, and The Firebird in 2012. In September 2011 Mr.

Video and Audio

David Hallberg: In Conversation with Michael Kaiser

David Hallberg, ABT principal dancer and Bolshoi Ballet premier dancer, discusses his technique and training and the world of ballet. “The Sleeping Beauty is available on DVD and Blu-ray © Bel Air Classiques”