Theodore Walter
Photo by Joni Kabana

Theodore Watler | Company Artist

Joined OBT in 2017

Theodore Watler is from Long Beach, California, where he trained at Long Beach Ballet under Johnny Zhong. He attended summer courses at San Francisco Ballet School, Oregon Ballet Theatre, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. He holds degrees in art history and Law, Letters, and Society from the University of Chicago. In 2017, he joined OBT as an apprentice, and he was promoted to company artist in 2018. His favorite roles include Tea in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, and Fish in Septime Webre’s ALICE (in wonderland).