First State Ballet Theatre

Delaware's Professional Ballet Company

First State Ballet Theatre, Delaware’s professional ballet company, presents full length ballets and mixed-repertory programs throughout the state, commissions new choreography from internationally renowned choreographers, offers performing opportunities to aspiring dancers, and educates the Delaware dance audience of the future.

Headquartered in Wilmington's beautiful and historic Grand Opera House, First State Ballet Theatre performs under the artistic direction of Kirov-trained Pasha Kambalov.

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Sabrina Shultz

Trainee

Sabrina Shultz is from Newark, DE and began her dance training at the Academy of the Dance at age five. At the age of eight she began studying ballet at the School of First State Ballet Theatre and graduated from the school in 2017. She has competed nine times in the YAGP Semi-Finals and frequently placed in the top twelve in the Pre-Competitive, Junior, and Senior categories. She had the honor of performing in Viktor Plotnikov's piece, “Eddy,” which placed in the top twelve at the YAGP World Finals in 2017. Sabrina has attended summer intensives at FSBT, Bolshoi Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Houston Ballet, Ballet West, and The Washington Ballet. She has also been the recipient of dance scholarships from the Delaware Dance Festival, the Diane Drulis Foundation, and the Priscilla Payson Foundation, and was most recently awarded the “Lev Assouliak Award of Excellence in Ballet.” Sabrina is looking forward to dancing her first season with the company and attending the University of Delaware as a freshman.  

 

 



 


Upcoming Shows

See Jamie perform in our upcoming production: 

GISELLE

The Baby Grand Theater
Wilmington, DE
April 8 - 9, 2017

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