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Isabella Velasquez

Isabella Velasquez

Promoted to Company Artist:


Previous Affiliations:

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Graduate Program, The Washington Ballet trainee

A native of Orange County, Isabella started her dance training at the Maple Conservatory under the direction of Charles Maple in Irvine, CA, and then continued as a trainee dancer with The Washington Ballet in DC. She completed her dance studies at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Graduate Program before joining Sacramento Ballet in 2014. Audience members will recall her leaping into the spotlight in many featured roles including: Kitri in Don Quixote, Act 1; Marie in Amy Seiwert’s The Nutcracker, Peasant Pas de Quatre in Giselle, lead in George Balanchine’s Donizetti Variations and Tarantella, and Ophelia in Stephen Mills’ Hamlet. She’s also greatly enjoyed working with choreographers Ma Cong, Septime Webre, Adam Hougland, Ron Cunningham, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Val Caniparoli, and Jodie Gates.

Photo by Tony Nguyen