Rayleigh Vendt calls Dallas, Texas home and began her pre-professional training there at the Ballet Academy of Texas under the direction of Lisa Slagle. Ms. Vendt has also attended the School of American Ballet, Orlando Ballet, and the American Ballet Theatre summer intensives on full scholarship. She further enhanced her dance training by attending the Youth American Grand Prix competition and has won multiple medals. Rayleigh joins the Cincinnati Ballet for its 2012-13 season as a Trainee, and is excited to further her dance training as part of a professional company.
Favorite Roles: Swanilda, Coppelia; Sugar Plum Fairy, The Nutcracker
2012/2013 Dancer Fellowship Sponsor: Dr. Jan Gallagher
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