PNB Dancer Luther DeMyer


Luther DeMyer is from Indianapolis, Indiana. He studied at the Indianapolis School of Ballet, Miami City Ballet School, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School, and he attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. He joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2018 and was promoted to corps de ballet in 2019.

Luther has performed leading roles in George Balanchine’s George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Cavalier, Hot Chocolate, Mother Ginger, and Mouse King); Peter Boal’s Giselle (Wilfried); Alejandro Cerrudo’s One Thousand Pieces; Ulysses Dove’s Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven; Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Romeo ét Juliette (Paris); Justin Peck’s The Times Are Racing; Crystal Pite’s Plot Point; Eva Stone’s F O I L; and Kent Stowell’s Carmina Burana and Swan Lake (Spanish). He originated leading roles in Alejandro Cerrudo’s Black on Black on Black; Jessica Lang’s Let Me Mingle Tears With Thee; Vincent Michael Lopez’s Op.21, Miles Pertl’s Wash of Gray, Alexei Ratmansky’s Wartime Elegy; Dwight Rhoden’s Catching Feelings; and Price Suddarth’s The Intermission Project.

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