Ballet West II to perform in Cary on May 18


Wednesday, 13 March 19
Contact: Christina Fanney
Phone: 919-303-7200

Cary, North Carolina: Ballet West II, an elite touring ensemble based in Salt Lake City, Utah, will perform at Cary Academy on Saturday, May 18 at 7pm. The troupe will perform a mixed bill of time-honored classical routines and bold new works that will showcase their impressive and diverse talents. The repertoire includes Elena Kunikova’s Divertimento, excerpts from Don Quixote and Swan Lake, Ballet West Principal Artist Emily Adam’s Laden, and a new work by Ballet West Demi-Soloist Trevor Naumann.

Artists of Ballet West II | Photo by Beau Pearson

International Ballet Academy in Cary is presenting the Ballet West II troupe, which includes two alumni of the IBA Pre-Professional Program: Nikki Fannéy and Cy Doherty. IBA Alumni Chandler Proctor (Demi-Soloist with Tulsa Ballet), Anissa Bailis (Company Dancer, Ballet Idaho), and Peyton Anderson (Washington Ballet Studio Company) will also perform in the program. A select group of current IBA Pre-Pro students will also perform, including Parker Garrison (Finalist, Prix de Lausanne 2019) and Catherine Rowland (Youth Grand Prix Award winner, Youth America Grand Prix 2019, Winston-Salem, NC Semi-Final).

Artists of Ballet West II | Photo by Beau Pearson

Fannéy said, “I’m so excited to have the opportunity to come back home and perform on a stage which holds so many special memories.” “I couldn’t be more excited to return home to perform in Cary, where my love for ballet began,” added Doherty

Tickets for the performance are $25 and go on sale March 16th at 9am. Order online:


About International Ballet Academy

International Ballet Academy (IBA), is a professionally established ballet academy dedicated to providing exceptional instruction in ballet technique, pointe, partnering, variations, men’s class, jazz, pilates, and pre-school dance.

Under the artistic direction of our faculty, IBA’s mission is to produce high caliber dancers that will be prepared to tackle the stylistic complexities of the repertoire of the ballet companies of the 21st Century. From the Children’s Division to the Pre-Professional, students at IBA will discover a nurturing environment that will contribute to their development and ability to succeed both inside and outside the dance studio.

At International Ballet Academy, each student will be surrounded by opportunities for artistic expression and will be valued as an individual with unique artistic potential and talent.


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