Jahna Frantziskonis

PNB Corps de Ballet

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Jahna Frantziskonis is from Tucson, Arizona. She studied with Mary-Beth Cabana at Ballet Arts Tucson and on scholarship at Pacific Northwest Ballet School. She attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Ballet Tucson, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. Ms. Frantziskonis joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2012.

Ms. Frantziskonis has performed a leading role in Andrew Bartee’s arms that work and featured roles in Kent Stowell’s Nutcracker. While a student at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, she performed corps de ballet roles with Pacific Northwest Ballet in George Balanchine’s Coppélia and Divertimento from “Le Baiser de la Fée”, Peter Boal’s Giselle, and Kent Stowell’s Cinderella and Nutcracker. In addition, she performed a leading role in Bruce Wells’ Snow White. Ms. Frantziskonis originated a leading role in Price Suddarth’s Time Out for Pacific Northwest Ballet School’s annual School Performance in 2012. She also originated roles in ballets by Kyle Davis, Kiyon Gaines, Barry Kerollis, Margaret Mullin, Sean Rollofson, and Ezra Thomson for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s annual Next Step performances in 2011 and 2012.
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