Thomas Baker
Photo by Brian Simcoe

Thomas Baker | Soloist

Joined OBT in 2014

Thomas Baker is from San Jose, California. He began training at the age of 15 at Westside Studio of Performing Arts under Bené Arnold and attended San Francisco Ballet School on full scholarship. While he joined OBT as an apprentice in 2010 and returned as a company artist in 2014, he also spent two seasons dancing with Ballet San Jose. He has collaborated with Barak Ballet and National Choreographers Initiative. With OBT, he has performed roles such as the Cavalier in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® and White Rabbit in Webre’s ALICE (in wonderland), as well as principal roles in works by George Balanchine, William Forsythe, Nacho Duato, Nicolo Fonte, and others. Baker was promoted to company soloist in 2019.