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Bio

 Photo: Jiyang Chen 

Photo: Jiyang Chen 

Kristy Butler received her early dance training at Royal Academy of Ballet in Buffalo, NY. She went on to train at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet with Marcia Dale Weary and at Charlotte Ballet as an apprentice under Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux. She has attended NYSSSA, Boston Ballet, CPYB, Charlotte Ballet, and Gaga summer intensives. After spending one season in Charlotte Ballet II, Kristy was in the corps of San Francisco Ballet, where she performed in NutcrackerSwan LakeCoppelia, and Onegin. Kristy has danced internationally at Kunst am Spreeknie Festival and with the Romanian National Ballet. She has performed works by Dwight Rhoden, Sasha Janes, Miro Magloire, Helgi Tomasson, George Balanchine, John Cranko, among others. Kristy is currently dancing with New Chamber Ballet and as an independent artist in New York.