CYRUS SHASKAN was born in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Miami at the age of two. Cyrus received his foundational ballet training starting at age 10 at the Miami City Ballet School. When Cyrus was 15 his family moved to Los Angeles where he continued his training at the Colburn Dance academy for two years. There, he discovered the artistic side of the profession that he was training in. After graduating the Colburn Dance Academy Cyrus joined the Dutch National Ballet program for his 17th year. In his 18th year Cyrus joined the San Francisco Ballet school to round out his training before joining the apprenticeship program at BalletMet.
Cyrus is very grateful for this opportunity to work with such an amazing choreographer and such talented dancers. He looks forward to taking this next step in his life.