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2010/2011 Season

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RONNIE UNDERWOOD / PRINCIPAL DANCER
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Joined OBT in 2005 / Principal Dancer since rankings established

Ronnie Underwood
Photo by Joni Kabana

Originally from California, Ronnie Underwood received his training from Tulsa School of Ballet, Ballet Hispanico in New York City, and American Ballet Theatre. He performed as an apprentice with Tulsa Ballet Theatre and, at 19, joined Fort Worth/Dallas Ballet (now Texas Ballet Theater). Mr. Underwood performed as a guest artist with the critically acclaimed South African Ballet Theatre, dancing the role of Prince Florimund in The Sleeping Beauty.

 

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FEATURED ROLES
Since joining OBT, Mr. Underwood has danced featured roles in:

Julia Adam’s

  • Angelo (Lover)

George Balanchine’s

  • Apollo
  • Divertimento No. 15 (Theme)
  • Emeralds
  • The Nutcracker (Cavalier, Dr. Stahlbaum, Spanish)
  • Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (Hoofer, Policeman)
  • Who Cares? (The Man I Love, Embraceable You, Who Cares?, Liza)

Val Caniparoli’s

  • Lambarena

Nicolo Fonte’s

  • Left Unsaid

Lar Lubovitch’s

  • Concerto Six Twenty-Two (Adagio)

James Kudelka’s

  • Almost Mozart (Duet)
  • Hush (II)

Peter Martins’

  • Ash

 

 

 

Trey McIntyre’s

  • Just

Marius Petipa’s

  • Don Quixote Pas de Deux

Yuri Possokhov’s

  • Firebird (Ivan)
  • Raymonda (Eight Variation)

Jerome Robbins’s

  • Afternoon of a Faun
  • The Cage (2nd Intruder)
  • The Concert (Husband)
  • In the Night (2nd Couple)

Christopher Stowell’s

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theseus/Oberon)
  • Eyes On You (In the Still of the Night, Begin the Beguine, So In Love)
  • Pas De Deux Parisien
  • The Sleeping Beauty, Act III (Prince Florimund)
  • Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried)

Kent Stowell’s

  • Through Eden’s Gates (Paseo)

Helgi Tomasson’s

  • Blue Rose (Mute Princess, Brothers)

Christopher Wheeldon’s

  • RUSH (Central Pas de Deux, Demi-Soloist)
 

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