David Huffmire

Sponsored by Frederick Quinney Lawson Foundation

Ballet West Academy Trainee: 2014
Joined Ballet West II: 2016
Joined Ballet West: 2018
Promoted to Soloist: 2022

About David Huffmire:

David Huffmire is from Reno, Nevada.  He became a Ballet West Academy Trainee in 2014, and he joined Ballet West II in 2016.  He was then promoted to the main company in 2018 and to Soloist in 2022.  With Ballet West, David has danced the leading roles of Renfield in Stevenson’s Dracula, Mercutio in Smuin’s Romeo + Juliet, Balanchine’s Tarantella, and Dolin’s Variations For Four, among others.

Follow David on Instagram @davidmhuffmire.

Click below to see David’s roles.

2022-23 Season

  • Onegin (Cranko) Lensky
  • Return to a Strange Land (Kylián)
  • Rodeo (DeMille) Champion Roper

ON TOUR

  • Orange (Nunes) – Ballet West in the Garden, Red Butte Garden Amphitheater, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Galantheae (LaPlane) – Ballet West in the Garden, Red Butte Garden Amphitheater, Salt Lake City, Utah

2021-22 Season

  • Dracula (Stevenson) Renfield
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) Nutcracker Prince, Snow Cavalier, Spanish, Russian, Sugar Plum Cavalier
  • Romeo + Juliet (Smuin) Mercutio, Street Dancer
  • Glass Pieces (Robbins) “Rubric”
  • Carmina Burana (Fonte)
  • Galantheae (LaPlane) Choreographic Festival (Rose Wagner Theater, Salt Lake City)
  • Orange (Nunes) Choreographic Festival (Rose Wagner Theater, Salt Lake City)

ON TOUR

  • Piece of My Heart (Fonte) – Ballet West in the Garden, Red Butte Garden Amphitheater, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Romeo + Juliet (Smuin) Mercutio – George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Center, Park City, Utah

2020-21 Season

  • Tides (Archibald)
  • Faraway Close (Fonte)
  • Precious Gems
    • Tarantella (Balanchine)
    • Variations For Four (Dolin) Air
  • Resist Much, Obey Little (Naumann) Choreographic Festival (Rose Wagner Theater, Salt Lake City)

ON TOUR

  • Piece of My Heart (Fonte) – George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Center, Park City, Utah

2019-20 Season

  • Le Chant Du Rossingnol (Balanchine) Emperor’s Assistant
  • Prodigal Son (Balanchine)
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) Grandfather, Nutcracker Prince, Chinese Warrior, Russian
  • Giselle (Sklute, after Coralli and Perrot) Peasant Pas de Quatre

ON TOUR

  • Giselle (Sklute, after Coralli and Perrot) – The Soraya, Los Angeles, California

2018-19 Season

  • Jewels (Balanchine) Rubies, Diamonds
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen)
  • Swan Lake (Sklute, after Petipa and Ivanov) Courtiers, Spanish Princess Escort, Hunting Party
  • Onegin (Cranko) Neighbors
  • But a Dream (Adams) Choreographic Festival (Rose Wagner Theater, Salt Lake City)
  • disquiet (Naumann) Choreographic Festival (Rose Wagner Theater, Salt Lake City)
  • Constant Light (Liang) Choreographic Festival (Rose Wagner Theater, Salt Lake City)

2017-18 Season

  • Aladdin (Robinson-Harris and Dolkas) Aladdin, The Snake Charmer
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen)
  • Cinderella (Ashton) Courtiers, The Shoemaker

2016-17 Season

  • Bournonville Divertissments (Bournonville)
  • “Are We There Yet?” (Dolkas)
  • Piece of My Heart (Fonte)
  • Madame Butterfly (Welch) Porter, Secretary
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) Bear
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Sklute, after Petipa) Beast
  • Chaconne (Balanchine)
  • Facades (Smith)
  • The Green Table (Jooss)
  • Fox on the Doorstep (Fonte) National Choreographic Festival (George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater, Salt Lake City)
  • Tremor (Oguma) National Choreographic Festival (George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater, Salt Lake City)
  • Dances for Lou (Caniparoli) National Choreographic Festival (George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater, Salt Lake City)

 

From top to bottom:  Laplane’s Galantheae, Mercutio in Smuin’s Romeo + Juliet, and Renfield in Stevenson’s Dracula; photos by Beau Pearson