Guest Artists

 

An Intimate Evening - September 28th, 2018

  Callan Bergmann    Broadway Performer

Callan Bergmann

Broadway Performer

Callan Bergmann is a New York City based performer who is currently performing on Broadway in Kinky Boots. His other NYC credits include CATS, Cinderella, Brigadoon, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Silence The Musical, and Lucky Guy. He has toured the country with the musicals Pippin and Mary Poppins, and also premiered the first German language production of Mary Poppins in Vienna, Austria. He has performed regionally at reputable theaters such as Papermill Playhouse, Pittsburgh CLO, The MUNY, and North Shore Music Theatre. Callan's film and television credits include SMASH, Lovestruck the Musical, the David Letterman Show, and Late Night with Stephen Colbert. He holds a BFA in Musical Theatre with a minor in Dance from Point Park University. When he isn’t performing Callan enjoys teaching dance. He has taught dance Masterclasses all across the United States and Canada.

The Nutcracker - November 30th - December 2nd, 2018

  Lia Cirio    Principal Dancer, Boston Ballet

Lia Cirio

Principal Dancer, Boston Ballet

Lia Cirio began her training at Swarthmore Ballet Theatre with Lori Ardis. She went on to train at the Central Pennsylvania youth Ballet under the direction of Marcia Dale Weary and Darla Hoover, where she also studied privately with Theresa Crawford and Rafael Grigorian. At age 16, Cirio was awarded a Level One award from the National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts and was a Presidential Scholar in the Arts finalist. She was also awarded the top scholarship and Founders' Award presented by Barbara Weisberger at the Regional Dance America Festival. The same year, she was invited by Mikko Nissinen to join Boston Ballet II, and was Boston Ballet's Princess Grace Nominee for 2004. She was promoted to Boston Ballet's corps de ballet in 2004, to second soloist in 2006, and to soloist in 2007. From 2008-2009, Cirio toured with Trey McIntyre Project, performing throughout the U.S. and the world. She danced principal roles in a number of McIntyre's works. She returned to Boston Ballet for the 2009-2010 season and was named principal dancer in 2010. She has been hailed as "one of the most accomplished actress-dancers in the company" by The Patriot Ledger and as "an outstanding performer with tremendous stage presence" during Boston's tour to Spain.

  Paul Craig    Principal Dancer, Boston Ballet

Paul Craig

Principal Dancer, Boston Ballet

Paul Craig, of Manistee, Michigan started his training with Deb Knight at the Conservatory of Dance and with Jefferson Baum at the Blue Lake Fine Arts camnp. He was invited to train at the Virginia School of hte Arts with Petrus Bosman and Tyrone Brooks under a full scholarship. After graduating, he spent a year in Boston Ballet School as a trainee before being hired into Boston Ballet II and was promoted in the corps the following year. Craig has performed in numerous galas and schools around the U.S. including Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, World Ballet Competition, and Cape Cod Dance Festival. In Boston Ballet's off season, he performs with the Cirio Collective and teaches in ballet schools around the country. 

  Kameron Triche    Guest Artist, Syracuse City Ballet

Kameron Triche

Guest Artist, Syracuse City Ballet

Kameron Triche is a 19 year old Syracuse native, currently based in NYC as a dancer, model and actor. Kameron began her journey competing as a level 7 USA gymnast, winning numerous awards for Westside Gymnastics. This led to her training and career in dance, studying under Kathleen Rathbun at Ballet and Dance of Upstate NY for 11yrs and with Deborah Boughton in Florida. Kameron continued her dance training in summer intensives which included; NYSSSA, ABT, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and the prestigious Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia, PA 2015-2017, with a generous scholarship from the Carrie Lazarus Fund for Extraordinary Talent and the Jenni-Lyn Watson Foundation. Kameron has performed leading roles in numerous pieces as well as competed in the Youth American Grand Prix, winning 3rd place in contemporary in 2016. In the summer of 2017, Kameron was invited to train with Daria Klimentova and Anna Osadcenko in Prague. In the 2017-2018 season, Kameron danced with Charleston City Ballet Company II, collaborating with the great Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden. This season, Kameron is excited to be re-joining her Syracuse City Ballet family as a principle guest artist reprising her role as the Dewdrop Fairy in The Nutcracker. Other recent roles with SCB include; the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella and Carabosse in Sleepy Beauty.