Amy Fote is an American professional ballet dancer who currently performs as a principal dancer with the Houston Ballet. She previously was a principal with the Milwaukee Ballet. [3 ]
Manitowoc, Wisconsin, Fote trained with the Jean Wolfmeyer School of Dance in Wisconsin, the National Academy of Arts, and the Interlochen Arts Academy. She is a 1990 graduate of the [3 ] Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, Florida. [4 ]
After graduating, Fote joined the Milwaukee Ballet, where she danced for 14 years, eventually rising to the rank of principal dancer.
During that time she danced in Yves de Bouteiller's group "Et Toi, Tu Danses?", [3 ] appeared in the televised [5 ] PBS documentary Dancing Anna Karenina, and spent nine summers performing with the [3 ] Chautauqua Summer Ballet Company in New York. [1 ]
In 2004, she performed the lead role in
Stanton Welch's at the Madame Butterfly Royal New Zealand Ballet. Welch then invited her to join Houston Ballet as a [3 ] first soloist in 2005, at the age of 33. [6 ] She was promoted to principal dancer in 2006. [1 ] [3 ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b c Wozny, Nancy (January 2008). "Amy Fote". Dance Magazine . Retrieved February 22, 2012.
^ Weiss, Suzanne (December 16, 2007). "Home for the Holidays: Houston Ballet stars Fote, Leschke return for 'The Nutcracker. '" . Herald Times Reporter Manitowoc, Wisconsin. p. B1 . Retrieved February 22, 2012.
^ a b c d e f "Amy Fote, principal dancer". Houston Ballet . Retrieved February 22, 2012.
^ "Alumni Listing". The Harid Conservatory . Retrieved February 22, 2012.
^ Joslyn, Jay (February 28, 1992). ". 'Gotta dance' is ballet troupes cry" The Milwaukee Sentinel . Retrieved February 22, 2012.
^ Mattison, Ben (August 24, 2005). "Houston Ballet Announces Appointments and Promotions". Playbill Arts . Retrieved February 22, 2012.