Andrew Rossi began his dance training in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh and the Dance Conservatory of Pittsburgh. He then attended the Indiana University’s (IU) Jacobs School of Music Ballet Department where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet Performance with an Outside Field in Arts Management.
While at IU, Mr. Rossi had the opportunity to perform ballets by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Twyla Tharp, Sasha Janes, Sarah Wroth, Michael Vernon, Mark Morris, Antony Tudor, and Chrisopher Wheeldon. Upon graduation, he joined Kansas City Ballet as an apprentice, where he danced works by Edwaard Liang, Michael Pink, Lila York, and Septime Webre.
In addition, Mr. Rossi has performed works with Charlotte Ballet, Nashville Ballet, and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre while attending the Chautauqua Institution as an apprentice dancer. This is Mr. Rossi’s first season as a dancer with BalletMet.
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