Carli Samuelson

PNB Corps de Ballet

Carli Samuelson © Angela Sterling

Carli Samuelson is from Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania. She trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. Ms. Samuelson danced for Pennsylvania Ballet before joining Pacific Northwest Ballet as a corps de ballet dancer in 2008.

In 2011, Ms. Samuelson performed as a guest artist on Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s “Stars of CPYB” performance.

Leading Roles

George Balanchine’s Coppélia (Waltz of the Golden Hours) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Butterfly), Ulysses Dove’s Vespers, Ronald Hynd’s The Sleeping Beauty (Blue Bird pas de deux, White Cat, Red Riding Hood), Jiri Kylian’s Petite Mort, Alexei Ratmansky’s Don Quixote (Cupid), Kent Stowell’s Cinderella (Columbine), Susan Stroman’s TAKE FIVE…More or Less, and Twyla Tharp’s Brief Fling and Nine Sinatra Songs.

Featured Roles

George Balanchine’s Divertimento from “Le Baiser de la Fée and The Four Temperaments, Jiri Kylian’s Sechs Tänze (Six Dances), Ratmansky’s Concerto DSCH, and Kent Stowell’s Nutcracker and Swan Lake.

Originated Leading Roles

Margaret Mullin’s Lost in Light.

At Pennsylvania Ballet, Ms. Samuelson performed works by Balanchine, Peter Quanz, and Christopher Wheeldon.

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