A New Principal Dancer for Ballet San Jose

11 Jan

Scott Horton announced this week Ballet San Jose will have a new principal dancer selected by artistic director Jose Manuel Carreno and Associate Artistic Director Raymond Rodriguez. Starting Monday January 13 Nathan Chaney will assume principal dancer duties in preparation for the company’s February 14-16 performances of works by George Balanchine, Jorma Elo and Ohad Naharin.

Chaney is an American dancer who started his training in Virginia, then Pompano Beach, Florida before attending the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, D.C. and spending time at the Vaganova Academy in
St. Petersburg, Russia. He worked with Peter Stark at Orlando Ballet, Orlando, Florida prior to joining the Zurich Ballet in Switzerland for four seasons.

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