Isabelle Urben is originally from Geneva, Illinois-west of Chicago. She began her training at State Street Dance in her home town and Ruth Page Center for the Arts in Chicago. She furthered her training with Houston Ballet, Boston Ballet, and Milwaukee Ballet. Isabelle spent two years in the second company of Milwaukee Ballet, directed by Rolando Yanes, where she was featured in original works by Tania Vergara Pérez and Garrett Glassman. She was also featured in Michael Pink’s Candide, performed in the world premiere of Michael Pink’s Beauty and the Beast, as well as in La Sylphide, set by Dinna Bjorn. While dancing with Ballet Arkansas she has performed in the world premiere of Michael Fothergill’s Dracula. She also performed the role of Arabian in the Nutcracker and Kitri in Don Quixote Act 3 Suite.
"I’m looking forward to working with my fellow dancers for ‘Debut’ this season. This show provides the company members an opportunity to express our artistry in a unique manner. I can’t wait to see the works that our dancers create in collaboration with Arkansas-based musicians."