Tyler Burkett
Passion for DanceDancer, Teacher & Choreographer

Gender: Male
Height: 5’9
Age: 31 (5-10-1989)

Professional Experience

2011-2020, Utah MetropolitanBallet (Principal Dancer), 2009-2011 Los Angeles Ballet (Company Member), 2008-2009 Inland Pacific Ballet (Demi-Soloist), 2007-2008 Utah Ballet, University of Utah (Company Member)

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Dance is the hidden language
of the soul.

As a dancer I have been fortunate that impact my professional and personal life

As a dancer I have been fortunate and have eagerly pursued opportunities that impact my professional and personal life .I have danced professionally with Inland Pacific Ballet as a soloist, Los Angeles Ballet as a company member and Utah Metropolitan Ballet as a principle, where I am still a full time dancer.

I’ve performed in Austria, Canada, Germany, China and Korea and have taught at many Summer Intensives and studios. Some of these include: Jacqueline’s Ballet, Mississippi Ballet Theatre, Encinitas Ballet, Long Beach Ballet, and the Pointe Academy. In 2007 and 2008, I was a final round competitor and placed in the top 12 internationally at the Youth American Grand Prix in NYC.

In 2013 I was awarded “Best Emerging Choreographer” at Regional Dance America. I also have performed as a guest artist all over the country and have made many lifelong connections and friendships.

Featured Principal Roles in:

Romeo & Juliet (Romeo), Don Quixote (Basil, Espada), Peter Pan (Peter), Le Corsair (Ali), Nutcracker (Grand Pas, Snow King, Russian, Spanish), A Mid Summer Nights Dream (Puck), Carmina Burana (Principal), Cinderella (Prince Desire), Alan Hineline’s Rhapsody (Principal), Jacqueline Colledge’s Swedish Suite (Principal), Britney Squire’s Simply Sibelius (Principal), Heather Gray’s Electric Noir (Principal), Balanchine’s Serenade (Waltz Boy) Bourneville’s Konservatoriet (Ballet Master), Kasayan Goleizovsky’s Melody (Principal)

Choreography:

Perennials Utah Metropolitan Ballet II, Revolve Utah Metropolitan Ballet Company, Untitled The Pointe Academy (Placed top 3 Internationally), Variation on Static Utah Metropolitan Ballet II (Best Emerging Choreographer Award REGIONAL DANCE AMERICA), Attention Deficit Disorder Los Angeles Ballet.

Los Angeles Ballet:

Sonya Tayeh’s My Greatest Fear (Principal), Balanchine’s Western Symphony (3rd Movement Principal), Coleen and Thordal Christensen’s Nutcracker (Harlequin & Columbine, Russian), Mandy Moore’s Wink (Dancer), Balanchine’s Kammermusic (Dancer)

Long Beach Ballet:

David Wilcox’s Nutcracker (Snow King, Russian Lead, Doll and Waltz), Four International Ballet Stars (Flames of Paris Variation, Syoko Knode’s Capricco Corto solo)

Youth American Grand Prix:

2008 Denver Semi Finals (Grand Prix Award)  NYC Final Round Competitor, 2009 Chicago Semi Finals (1st place contemporary, 1st place classical) NYC Final Round Competitor

Classes

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Teaching Experience:

Jacqueline’s School Of Ballet Directed by Jacqueline Colledge (UMBII Teacher & Rehearsal, Pro Track Teacher, Private Lessons), Encinitas Ballet School (Guest Summer Intensive, Intermediate/Advanced ballet, Partnering) Mississippi Ballet Theater (Guest Summer Intensive ,Advanced/Intermediate ballet) Silver Feet Dance Academy, Memphis, TN (Private lessons, Advanced/Intermediate/beginner ballet,) Barlow Arts Conservatory, Lehi, UT (variation, Advanced/Intermediate ballet, private lessons) Long Beach Ballet (Substitute teacher, advanced/ intermediate ballet), Elevation Long Beach, CA (Advanced/Intermediate ballet) Wasatch Ballet Lindon, UT( Advanced/Intermediate Ballet, Contemporary, Partnering) Jazz’n Place Lehi, UT (Intermediate/Advanced ballet) Revolution Draper, UT (Intermediate/Advanced Ballet, Contemporary) Synergy West Jordan, UT (Intermediate/Advanced Ballet)