Eva Burton | Principal Dancer
Joined OBT in 2010 | Principal since 2020
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, was promoted to soloist in 2016 and became principal in the beginning of the 2020-2021 season. Her repertoire includes works by George Balanchine, William Forsythe, Trey McIntyre, Nicolo Fonte, James Kudelka, Nacho Duato, Helen Pickett, Yuri Possokhov, August Bournonville, and Jiří Kylián. In 2015 and 2019, she performed the title role in Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella. In February of 2020, she made her debut as Princess Aurora in Christopher Stowell’s production of The Sleeping Beauty.