Eric White

Eric White was trained in Phoenix, Arizona, at the Scottsdale School of Ballet, the Master Ballet Academy, and then with the San Francisco Ballet School and the Houston Ballet Academy, where he subsequently became a member of the Houston Ballet II Company. From 2013, he performed with Ballet Arizona, dancing numerous roles as a soloist. He became a member of the Ballett am Rhein company at the beginning of the 2015/16 season. His repertoire includes soloist roles in works choreographed by George Balanchine, Alexei Ratmansky, Hans van Manen, Mark Morris, Sir Frederick Ashton, Martin Schläpfer, PaulTaylor, Ib Andersen, Ben Stevenson, Kurt Joos, Martin Chaix, Robert Binet, Andrey Kaydanovskiy, Hubert Essakov, Alejandro Cerrudo, August Bournonville, Terrence Kohler, Nayon Iovino, Yannick Boquin, Garrett Smith, Louisa Rachedi, Myles Lavallee, Remus Şucheană, Natalia Horeçna, Nils Christie and many others. Guest appearances have taken Eric White to Switzerland, the Netherlands, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Israel, Scotland, Spain, Austria, Canada and numerous cities across Germany and the USA. In 2011, he won the First Prize at the Youth America Grand Prix in Los Angeles. And in 2018, Eric White created his first work as a choreographer, ‘Rhapsody on a Theme’ as part of the Ballett am Rhein’s ‘Young Moves’ programme. He danced most recently in Demis Volpi’s, ‘The Nutcracker’, in ‘Spectrum’ by Juanjo Arqués and in the role of the Hero in Twyla Tharp’s ‘Commentaries on the Floating World’. He also appeared as Mr. Smith in Andrey Kaydanovskiy’s ‘Die kahle Sängerin’ and in the role of Senor Lopez in Demis Volpi’s ‘Geschlossene Spiele’ as well as the role of Juri and Michal in Volpis "Krabat".