Carly Wheaton

BalletMet Company Dancer Carly Wheaton

Company Member Since 2015 | From San Francisco, Calif.

Favorite song: “Whole Love” by Wilco

Favorite local spot: My yoga mat

Carly Wheaton is from Marin County, 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 then proceeded to join The Washington Ballet’s Studio Company and was promoted to the full company in 2014 prior to joining BalletMet.  She has had the pleasure of working with choreographers Val Caniparoli, Matthew Neenan, Andi Schermoly, Ma Cong, Edwaard Liang, Michael Pink, Septime Webre, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano and James Kudelka.  Throughout her career, Ms. Wheaton has enjoyed performing roles such as Cinderella in Edwaard Liang’s production of Cinderella, as Wendy in Michael Pink’s Peter Pan, and as the Russian Girl in George Balanchine’s Serenade.  In 2016, Ms. Wheaton participated in the Emmy Award-winning production of Becoming Violet, a dance video directed by Steven Weinzierl and choreographed by Edwaard Liang.  This is Ms. Wheaton’s sixth season with BalletMet.

Video and Images by Jennifer Zmuda.