We are so thrilled to have @kirstenwicklund for our Summer Intensive this year😆🌴
📷 @michaelslobodian .
Kirsten Wicklund studied at Goh Ballet Academy and received scholarships for study at American Ballet Theatre, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Boston Ballet, PNB, and The Washington Ballet. Awards include; the Vancouver Foundation Arts Study Award, the Vancouver Ballet Society’s Memorial Scholarship, the Mary Day Artistry Award at the Youth American Grand Prix in NYC and was the only Canadian to place in the Top 12 Women. She has danced with The Washington Ballet, Alonzo King’s choreographic workshop, created works for Dances for a Small Stage, and the Dance Deck Series. She continues to choreograph, teach workshops and adjudicates across Canada and the US. Kirsten joined Ballet BC in 2014 where she has been privileged to dance works by Lesley Telford, Medhi Walerski, William Forsythe, Emmanuel Gat, Wen Wei Wang, Cayetano Soto, Johan Inger, Walter Mateini, Emily Molnar, Crystal Pite, Ohad Naharin, Sharon Eyal, and others. Kirsten appreciates the collaborative nature of Ballet BC and the opportunity to create new works as well as continue performing the company’s existing repertoire. Kirsten is a certified yoga teacher and enjoys studying and practicing a variety movement languages. Kirsten is in pursuit of creating and hopes to explore many different avenues within the performing arts.