Sebastian West trained at Omaha Theater Ballet for 10 years under the tutelage of Robin Welch (and Deborah Carr as ballet mistress) and with Nebraska Dance under Stephanie Pearson for 3 years. Upon graduating high school, West attended Fordham University and received a Bachelor of Arts in Natural Science and Economics. West also trained at the Ailey School as a BFA student from 2010-2011 with Melanie Person and Tracey Inman as the school directors. He performed during the 2011 Ailey at the Apollo and danced Joyce Trisler’s rendition of The Four Temperaments re-staged by Regina Larkin. Upon moving back to Omaha this past year, West has been training at Omaha Academy of Ballet under Juliette Henning.