Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
BalletMet company member since: 2015
Favorite song: “Whole Love” by Wilco
Favorite local spot: My yoga mat
Carly Wheaton is from the Bay Area, Calif., where she trained with Stapleton Ballet School, Marin Ballet and San Francisco Ballet School. Upon graduating, Ms. Wheaton spent a season dancing with Ballet Memphis as a trainee. She proceeded to join the Washington Ballet’s Studio Company and was promoted to the full company in 2014 prior to joining Ballet Met. She has had the pleasure of working with choreographers such as Val Caniparoli, Matthew Neenan, Edwaard Liang, Michael Pink, Septime Webre, and James Kudelka. Ms. Wheaton has enjoyed performing as Wendy in Michael Pink’s Peter Pan, as Clara in Gerard Charles’ The Nutcracker, in Jiri Kylian’s Petite Mort, as Lady Capulet in Edwaard Liang’s Romeo and Juliet, and as the Russian Girl in George Balanchine’s Serenade. Ms. Wheaton often spends her summer time dancing for Julia Adam Dance in Marin County, California. This is Ms. Wheaton’s third season with BalletMet.