Beckanne Sisk

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sponsored by jim and krista sorenson

Joined Ballet West II: 2010
Joined Ballet West: 2011
Promoted to Demi-Soloist: 2012
Promoted to Soloist: 2013
Promoted to Principal: 2015

2015-16 Season

  • Who Cares? (Balanchine) On Tour – Northrup Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Principal
  • Overgrown Path (Kylian) (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City)
  • Fancy Free (Robbins) (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City)
  • Symphony in C (Balanchine) Second and fourth movement principal (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City)
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy, Doll,  Arabian Soloist, Mirliton Soloist, Waltz of the Flowers Soloist. (Salt Lake City, Capitol Theatre)
  • Romeo and Juliet (Cranko) Juliet, Gypsy (Salt Lake City, Capitol Theatre)
  • Light Rain (Arpino) Youth America Grand Prix Gala Performance Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City)
  • Afternoon of a Faun (Robbins) (Salt Lake City, Capitol Theatre)
  • The Rite of Spring (Fonte) (Salt Lake City, Capitol Theatre)
  • In Memorium (Ruud) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)
  • Fragments of Simplicity (Oguma) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)
  • Lyric Pieces (Lang) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)

 

2014–15 Season

  • Rubies Pas De Deux (Balanchine) Principal On Tour – Aspen Performing Arts Center, Aspen, Colorado
  • Mercurial Landscapes (Gates) On Tour – Aspen Performing Arts Center, Aspen, Colorado
  • In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (Forsythe) (Grand America Hotel Ballroom, Salt Lake City, Utah) Woman #3
  • Giselle (Sklute after Perrot/Coralli) Giselle, Peasant Pas de Quatre, (Salt Lake City, JEQ Capitol Theater)
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) On Tour- Austad Auditorium, Ogden, Utah Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) On Tour – Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C. Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy, Arabian Soloist,
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy, Doll, Arabian Soloist, Mirliton Soloist,Waltz of the Flowers Soloist. (Salt Lake City, JEQ Capitol Theater)
  • Swan Lake (Sklute, after Petipa)Odette, Odile. Pas de Trois(Salt Lake City, JEQ Capitol Theater)
  • The Sixth Beauty (Neenan) On Tour – Joyce Theater, New York City, New York, Pas de Deux
  • The Lottery (Caniparoli) On Tour – Joyce Theater, New York City, New York, Mrs. Delacroix
  • Almost Tango (Fonte) 2nd Pas de Troisl (Salt Lake City, JEQ Capitol Theater)
  • In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (Forsythe) Woman #3 (Salt Lake City, JEQ Capitol Theater)
  • Mercurial Landscapes (Gates) On Tour – On Tour -Royal Theater, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada,
  • The Lottery (Caniparoli) On Tour – On Tour -Royal Theater, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Mrs. Delacroix
  • In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (Forsythe) On Tour – Royal Theater, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Woman #3
  • Homage (Adams) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)
  • Pulse (Fry) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)
  • Facades (Smith) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)
  • Divertimento #15 (Balanchine) On Tour – Belcher Center, Longview, Texas, Prinicpal
  • Rubies Pas De Deux (Balanchine) On Tour – Belcher Center, Longview, Texas
  • Mercurial Landscapes (Gates) On Tour – Belcher Center, Longview, Texas
  • Divertimento #15 (Balanchine) On Tour – Winspear Opera House, Dallas, Texas, Principal
  • In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (Forsythe) On Tour – Winspear Opera House, Dallas, Texas, Woman # 3
  • Mercurial Landscapes (Gates) On Tour – Winspear Opera House,Dallas, Texas
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2013–14 Season

  • The Sleeping Beauty (Sklute after Petipa) – Princess Aurora, Fairy
  • Temperament, Spite, Silver
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen, Flowers lead, Mirlitons lead, Doll
  • The Firebird (Christensen) – The Firebird, princess
  • Who Cares? (Balanchine) – Embraceable You/ My One and Only
  • Divertimento #15 (Balanchine) – principal
  • Forgotten Land (Kylian) – Grey couple
  • The Rite of Spring (Fonte)
  • Light Rain (Arpino) – pas de deux

Selected World Premiere Roles Created for Her

  • The Sixth Beauty (Neenan) – soloist
  • Great Souls (Ruud) – 2nd Duet
  • Mixed Signals (Adams) – principal

On Tour

  • The Sleeping Beauty (Sklute after Petipa) – Spite, Silver – Chicago Auditorium Theatre
  • Rubies (Balanchine – principal – Chicago Auditorium Theatre
  • The Lottery (Caniparoli) – Mrs. Delacroix– Chicago Auditorium Theatre

2012–13 Season

  • Cinderella (Ashton) – Fairy Summer
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Flowers lead, Mirlitons lead, Doll
  • Jewels (Balanchine) –Rubies, principal, Diamonds demi soloist
  • Bolero (Fonte)
  • Trapped (Ruud) 3rd pas de deux
  • Esmerelda pas de deux 9 (Vagonova)

Selected World Premiere Roles Created for Her

  • The Lottery (Caniparoli) – Mr. Delacroix
  • Mercurial Landscapes (Gates)
  • Behind Closed Doors (Anderson)

On Tour

  • Paquita (Kunikova after Petipa) – soloist – New York Fall for Dance Festival
  • Emeralds (Balanchine) Smith Center, Las Vegas
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Doll – The Kennedy Center, Washington DC

2011–12 Season

  • Dracula (Stevenson) – Bride,
  • Don Quixote (Holmes after Petipa) – Kitri/Dulcinea
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Mirlitons lead, Doll
  • Paquita (Kunikova after Petipa) – soloist
  • Emeralds (Balanchine)

Selected World Premiere Roles Created for Her

  • Forces at Play (Adams)
  • Eevendong (de Young)

On Tour

  • The Four Temperaments (Balanchine) – Wolf Trap Park for the Performing Arts
  • Grand Synthesis (Shields) – Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

Additional Information: Beckanne competed in Youth America Grand Prix and was a New York City finalist from 2006-2010. In 2006, she was a Bronze medalist and, in 2008, she was First Runner Up in the Discount Dance Model Search. She received the Jerome Robbins Scholarship Award in 2007.