Bailey Shaw
Photo by Brian Simcoe

Bailey Shaw | Company Artist

Joined OBT in 2019

Bailey Shaw is from Raleigh, North Carolina. He began his ballet training at Wake Forest Civic Ballet at the age of 14. Upon graduating high school, Bailey trained under Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux at Charlotte Ballet Academy (2015). He also studied at Miami City Ballet School. He then spent two seasons dancing in BalletMet’s second company (2017–2019) under the direction of Edwaard Liang. Bailey joined OBT as an apprentice in 2019 and became a company artist for the 2020-2021 season. Some standout performances he has had the opportunity to dance include Edwaard Liang’s Wunderland, Alonzo King’s Chants, and George Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky Pas De Deux and Valse Fantaisie.