Thursday, December 16, 2010

The Beauty of Dance, Part Three: Erin McAfee, Joffrey Ballet, Chicago, IL

Erin McAfee joined The Joffrey Ballet as an apprentice in August 2006 and was promoted to a full company member in June 2008.

She trained with several schools and companies, including the International Ballet School, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Ballet West and the Washington Ballet. She's cited Margot Fonteyn, Sylvia Guillem, and Natalia Makarova among her biggest influences.

Ms. McAfee's roles have included the Snow Queen in The Nutcracker as well as roles in ballets such as Don Quixote, Serenade, and Le Corsaire.

1 comment:

Steve said...

Update: As of the 2011-12 ballet season, Erin McAfee is no longer with Joffrey.