Jaysten Barada - Jaysten has been attending Centralia Ballet Academy for the past eight years studying Jazz, Ballet and Hip Hop along with other modalities. During the summer Jaysten takes advantage of summer intensives this past summer he attended the Male Dancer Conference in New York CIty. Nutcracker 2018 roles are Drosselmeyer, Spanish, and Sugar Plum Cavalier.

​Joaxquin Ruiz - Joaxquin has been dancing with Centralia Ballet Academy for six years. He has been a Ballet Theatre of Washington company member for three years. Joaxquin takes jazz, ballet, contemporary and men's ballet. He attended the Male Dance Conference in New York City last summer. His Nutcracker 2018 roles are Snow King and Chinese Lead.

Azuriah Cannon -Azure began his dance training at Pacific School of Dance in Coos Bay, Oregon at 16. After graduating high school he moved to Centralia and continued his training at Centralia Ballet Academy. Nutcracker 2018 roles are the Soldier doll and Chef Ginger. 

Company Photography Credit: Marisol Williams.

Meet Ballet Theatre of Washington's Company Dancers

Lilly Bradley -  Lilly has been dancing with Centralia Ballet Academy for 9 years. Focusing on Ballet and Pointe. This is Lilly's third year in company with Ballet Theatre of Washington.  Nutcracker 2018 roles are Snowflake and Sugar Plum Fairy.

Lola Montee - Lola has been dancing with Centralia Ballet Academy for nine years and spends most of her free time dancing when she isn't playing soccer and shooting photography. Nutcracker 2018 roles are Sugar Plum Fairy and Snowflake.

​Sonya Montee - Sonya has been dancing with Centralia Ballet Academy for eight years and has been a company dancer with Ballet Theatre of Washington for two years. Nutcracker 2018 roles are the Ballerina Doll, Snowflake, and Flower.  

Zoe Ruiz -Zoe has been training with Centralia Ballet Academy for six years. This is her third year in company with Ballet Theatre of Washington. Zoe takes ballet, jazz and contemporary. Zoe spends most of her time in the studio; she has multiple hobbies but dance is her favorite. Her Nutcracker 2018 roles are Marzipan Shephardess, Spanish, and Snowflake.

Daniel Hawkins - Daniel has been attending Centralia Ballet Academy for the past ten years and has been a founding member for Ballet Theatre of Washington for four years. Daniel also attended the Male Dancer Conference in New York City this past summer. Nutcracker 2018 roles are Drosselmeyer, Spanish, Sugar Plum Cavalier in The Nutcracker.