Meet the Dancers: Ruth Whitney

Ruth Whitney
Ruth Whitney

Ruth Bronwen Whitney comes to Festival Ballet Providence from Teatrul de Balet Sibiu in Romania where her repertory included Juliet in Romeo and Juliet; the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker; and other soloist roles in GiselleBoutique Fantasque, and Raymonda. She began ballet at the age of 3 before receiving training at Boston Ballet School under Tatiana Legat and Laura Young. She has danced with Boston Ballet, Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre, Lorraine Chapman: The Company, and other companies in New England. In 2005, she graduated summa cum laude with a BA in English and Dance from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. This is her first season with Festival Ballet Providence.

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