BalletMet 2 dancer since: 2017
Hometown: Youngsville, North Carolina
Bailey Shaw, originally from Raleigh, NC, began his ballet training locally at the age of 14. After graduating, Bailey joined Charlotte Ballets pre-professional division as an apprentice under the direction of Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia McBride. His repertoire included the Nephew and Nutcracker in Bonnefoux’s Nutcracker, Alonzo King’s Chants, and George Balanchine’s Valse Fantaise. He also studied at Miami City Ballet School under the direction of Aranxta Ochoa prior to joining BalletMet2. This is his second season at BalletMet.