Leah Terada | Soloist2024-01-04T12:20:53-08:00
PNB Dancer Leah Terada

Leah
Terada

Leah Terada (she/her) 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, the School of American Ballet, and Boston Ballet. Leah joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2015 and was promoted to corps de ballet in 2016. She was promoted to soloist in 2022.

In 2020, Leah 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. Leah was the recipient of the Danish American Nationals Cultural Exchange (DANCE) scholarship.

Leading Roles

George Balanchine

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®

(Coffee, Harlequin, Hot Chocolate)

Alejandro Cerrudo

Future Memory*
Little mortal jump
One Thousand Pieces

William Forsythe

One Flat Thing, reproduced

Ronald Hynd

The Sleeping Beauty

(Fairy of Purity, White Cat)

 Jessica Lang

Ghost Variations

Susan Marshall

Arms

Amanda Morgan

This Space Left Intentionally Blank*

Noelani Pantastico

Picnic*

Crystal Pite

Emergence
Plot Point

Jerome Robbins

Dances at a Gathering

Price Suddarth

The Intermission Project*

Robyn Mineko Williams

Before I Was*

*Originated role

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