VINCENT VAN HARRIS is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He has been dancing with BalletMet since 2009 when he was accepted into the academy through BalletMet’s Discover Dance program. He was awarded several named scholarships during his training at BalletMet.
He spent 3 years in the trainee program before accepting a contract with BalletMet 2 for the 2020 2021 season. As an academy student, Vincent has performed many roles in Gerard Charles’ The Nutcracker, and Edwaard Liang’s Sleeping beauty, Romeo & Juliet, and Cinderella.
Since becoming a trainee in 2017 Mr. Harris has performed many principal roles including La Bayadere, Waltz Boy in George Balanchine’s Serenade, Albrecht in Giselle, and principal male in Raymonda. He has also danced company roles in Giselle, Twisted 3, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, and ALICE. Mr. Harris is also a member of the National Honors Society of Dance Arts and SAG. In February of 2022, he accepted a contract as a Company dancer. He is very excited and grateful to continue his career with BalletMet.
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