TYLEIGH BAUGHMAN was raised in Sand Springs, Oklahoma and trained at Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education under the direction of Pia Russo, Stephanie Murish, and Daniil Gaifullin. After training, she danced with Tulsa Ballet II for two years then was promoted into the main company for the 2017-2018 season as the first person to be hired from the school.
TyLeigh has enjoyed dancing the roles of the Summer Fairy in Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella, the Hallelujah Pas in Edwaard Liang’s Beautiful Child, the Summer and Autumn Fairy in Liang’s Cinderella, Kitri’s Friend in Liang’s Don Quixote, and Clara in BalletMet’s The Nutcracker.
She has also performed multiple works and world premieres created by world renowned choreographers such as Ma Cong, Marcello Angelini, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Helen Pickett, and Jennifer Archibald. This is Ms. Baughman’s fifth season with BalletMet.
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