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Jimmy Orrante, choreographer

Jimmy Orrante is a recipient of a Choreography Award from the Princess Grace Foundation as well as the Violetta Boft Memorial Award from BalletMet Columbus. Now in his fifteenth season as a BalletMet Company dancer, the Los Angeles native has attended the International Summer Workshop in Budapest, Hungary; studied modern dance in London; danced with England's Northern Ballet Theatre, Memphis Ballet, Nevada Dance Theatre among others, and is on faculty at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. Orrante has choreographed several works for BalletMet including the successful full-length The Great Gatsby (2009).

BalletMet world premieres:
Revelry, 2005
Touch, 2005
Ad Infinitum, 2007
Emergence, 2007
The Great Gatsby, 2009
Coming Into View, 2010

 

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