TRISTAN TOY was born in New York City and raised in the Bay Area. He started dancing at the age of nine at Dance Arts Center under Berle Davis and Jayne Zaban while doing summer intensives at Joffrey Ballet with full scholarships. He later attended Ruth Asawa School of the Arts’ Dance Program under Elvia Marta and Andrea Hinman while dancing with Academy of Ballet San Francisco under Zory Karah and Richard Gibson.
He took part in Boston Ballet School’s inaugural Post Graduate Program under Peter Stark and Kathleen Mitchell. Recently he participated in BalletUnleashed’s first creative project Switchback, working with choreographer Cathy Marston to create a solo.
This is Tristan’s second season with BalletMet 2. He is excited to continue growing his technique and artistry this year.
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