PNB Dancer Leah Terada

Leah Terada

Leah Terada is from Dallas, Texas. She studied at Dallas Metropolitan Ballet and the School of American Ballet, and she attended summer courses on full scholarship at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, the School of American Ballet, and Boston Ballet School. Ms. Terada joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2015 and was promoted to corps de ballet in 2016.

Ms. Terada was the recipient of the Danish American Nationals Cultural Exchange (DANCE) scholarship.

In 2020 she co-choreographed and co-directed Happening with fellow PNB dancer Miles Pertl for PNB’s digital season. In 2021 she choreographed On Being for PNB’s NEXT STEP.

Leading Roles

George Balanchine
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Harlequin, Hot Chocolate)

Alejandro Cerrudo
Future Memory*

William Forsythe

One Flat Thing, reproduced

Ronald Hynd
The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Purity, White Cat)

Susan Marshall

Amanda Morgan
This Space Left Intentionally Blank*

Noelani Pantastico

Crystal Pite
Plot Point

Jerome Robbins

Dances at a Gathering

Price Suddarth
The Intermission Project*

* Originated role