• Ethan Schweitzer-Gaslin

    Dancer - Original Cast

    Photo Credit: Mike Reid

    Ethan Schweitzer-Gaslin is a New York City based freelance dance artist and educator. Originally from Western Massachusetts, he began studying ballet at age 5 at Amherst Ballet, then trained on scholarship at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and at summer programs around the country. After graduating from the UNCSA high school program, he spent 2 years as an apprentice with Oregon Ballet Theatre and 8 years as a Company Artist at Ballet Idaho. He has also appeared regularly with Arc Dance Company in Seattle since 2015 and with Project Flux Dance in Boise since 2018, and has appeared in the New York area with CityDance NY, Eglevsky Ballet, MorDance, Staten Island Ballet, Thomas/Ortiz Dance, Chevalier Ballet, Valerie Green/Dance Entropy, Jersey City Ballet, Neville Dance Theatre, Long Island Ballet Theatre, Catskill Ballet Theatre, Long Island Youth Ballet and Swan's Ballet Center. He was a semi-final Silver and Bronze medalist and a two-time finalist at Youth America Grand Prix, and has been invited to perform and present choreography at the Men In Dance Festival and Treefort Music Festival. Ethan is known for performances in the roles of Peter Pan and the Nutcracker Prince, and in works by choreographers including George Balanchine, Alejandro Cerrudo, Edwaard Liang, Penny Saunders, Alex Ketley, Marie Chong, Daniel Ojeda, Lauren Edson, Anne Mueller and Peter Anastos. He has choreographed for dancers from Boston Ballet School, Houston Ballet II, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Northwest Dance Theatre, and Ballet Idaho. Ethan is currently a Teaching Artist for the Misty Copeland Foundation BE BOLD Program, and has been an instructor for Ballet Idaho’s Learning Through Dance outreach program and the Project Flux Dance community class program, and a guest instructor at Ballet Idaho Academy, Boise State University TRIO Upward Bound, Idaho Fine Arts Academy, Northwest Dance Theatre, SLK Ballet and Amherst Ballet.

     

    Photo Credit: Matthew Wordell

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