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Eric Hipolito Jr. is from Seattle, Washington. He trained on scholarship at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, beginning as a DanceChance student in 1998. He attended summer courses at San Francisco Ballet School, the School of American Ballet, Houston Ballet School, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School, and was a 2008 recipient of the Flemming Halby Exchange with the Royal Danish Ballet School. He was also the first recipient of the Jerome Robbins Scholarship, given by the Jerome Robbins Foundation, in 2007 and a 2008 recipient of a Level II award for ballet from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts. Mr. Hipolito joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as a corps de ballet dancer in 2008, becoming the first Pacific Northwest Ballet School DanceChance student to join the Company.
George Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Puck); Peter Boal’s Giselle (Wilfride); Marco Goecke’s Place a Chill; Ronald Hynd’s The Sleeping Beauty (Bluebird pas de deux); Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Cylindrical Shadows; Kent Stowell’s Cinderella (Evil Sprite); and Victor Quijada’s Suspension of Disbelief.
Originated leading role in Victor Quijada’s Mating Theory.
George Balanchine's Symphony in C; Alexei Ratmansky’s Concerto DSCH and Don Quixote; Kent Stowell's Carmina Burana and Nutcracker; Twyla Tharp’s Waterbaby Bagatelles; and Christopher Wheeldon’s Carousel (A Dance).
Photos of Eric Hipolito Jr.