Carli Samuelson

PNB Corps de Ballet

© Lindsay Thomas

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), Emeralds and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Butterfly); David Dawson’s A Million Kisses to my Skin; Ulysses Dove’s Vespers; William Forsythe’s New Suite and The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude; 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) and Nutcracker (Clara); Susan Stroman’s TAKE FIVE…More or Less; Twyla Tharp’s Brief Fling and Nine Sinatra Songs.


Originated Leading Roles:

Margaret Mullin’s Lost in Light.


Featured Roles

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