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Abigail Diedrich | Apprentice

Joined OBT in 2016

Abigail Diedrich is from Pasadena, Maryland. She began dancing at the age of 8 under the direction of Diana Cuatto at Ballet Theatre of Maryland before continuing her training with Norma Pera at Baltimore School for the Arts from 2011-2013. In 2013 she joined the Professional Division at Pacific Northwest Ballet where she remained for two years before moving to Portland to dance with Oregon Ballet Theater’s second company. She has enjoyed performing both in the second company’s outreach programs as well as company productions. Her favorite roles thus far at OBT include Dawn in OBT’s Annual School Performance of Coppelia, Teresina in August Bournonville’s Napoli, and Harlequin Doll in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.