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Eve Lawson

 

Ballet Mistress and Specialist Repetiteur

Born in Washington, DC, Eve received her training at the School of American Ballet. She became a principal dancer with the Kansas City Ballet, and in 1988 joined the Miami City Ballet under the Artistic Direction of Edward Villella. She was appointed Ballet Mistress of the Miami City Ballet in 1994, and named Principal Ballet Mistress in 1998. In 2003 Eve was named Ballet Mistress of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and served on the faculty of the Dance Theatre of Harlem School. She was named Ballet Mistress of the Dutch National Ballet in 2005. In 2003 and 2005, she was the Assistant to the Artistic Director for the New York International Ballet Competition and accepted the position of Associate Director in 2006. She has also served on the Board of Directors of the World Dance Alliance/Americas. Eve then accepted the position of Ballet Mistress for the Norwegian National Ballet, where she worked with Jiří Kylián, William Forsythe and Christopher Wheeldon. Eve is currently a repetiteur for the George Balanchine Trust, having staged Balanchine works internationally, including Duo Concertant for The Royal Ballet, Jewels for the Dutch National Ballet and Seranade for the Dance Theatre of Harlem. She joined The Australian Ballet in 2012. She has staged George Balanchine’s Tschaikovsky Pas de deux (2012) and The Four Temperaments (2013) and Ballet Imperial (2014) for the company. In 2014 she staged Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante for Royal New Zealand Ballet. 

 

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