Eva Burton
Photo by Joni Kabana

Eva Burton | Soloist

Joined OBT in 2010

Eva Burton was born in Los Angeles, California, where she received training from Patrick Frantz, followed by San Francisco Ballet School. In 2010, she joined OBT as a dancer in the corps de ballet; in 2016, she was promoted to soloist. She cites OBT’s Giants program as especially significant: She performed in George Balanchine’s Serenade and William Forsythe’s
In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, and was promoted after the opening performance. By extension, favorite roles include the Waltz Girl in Balanchine’s Serenade, as well as The Nutcracker’s Sugar Plum Fairy.