*Community Cast Ballet Mistress
Amanda Sewell of Annapolis, Maryland, joined Ballet Arkansas in 2012. She has had the pleasure of performing Swan Lake’s Odette, The Nutcracker’s Sugar Plum Fairy, Romeo and Juliet’s Balcony Scene as well as Agnes de Mille’s The Other, Balanchine’s Who Cares, Glinka Pas de Trois, Valse Fantasie, and Donizetti, Val Caniparoli’s Lady of the Camellias, Gerald Arpino’s Birthday Variations, Harrison McEldowney’s Group Therapy, and world premieres by Kiyon Gaines. Amanda began her professional experience with Ballet Theatre of Maryland. She graduated from Butler University with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in 2011 and performed with Sarasota Ballet the following season.
"I am looking forward to a season that will further expand our performance capabilities with multiple full length ballets including community cast participation as well as delving into new groundbreaking contemporary works."