Ruth Whitney

Ruth B. Whitney - Firebird v2Ruth Whitney is a Boston based dancer who received her early training and performance experience with Boston Ballet, studying under Tatiana Nikolaevna Legat and Laura Young.   She has performed internationally with companies including Boston Ballet, Teatrul De Balet Sibiu, and Festival Ballet Providence, where she is currently a principal dancer.  Her classical repertoire includes principal roles in Sleeping Beauty (Aurora), Pavel Rotaru’s Romeo and Juliet (Juliet), The Nutcracker, George Balanchine’s Agon, Etudes, Egidijus Domeika’s Pas de Deux Romantique, Carnival in Venice, Grand Pas Classique, Paquita, Les Sylphides, as well as featured roles in contemporary works by Gianni Di Marco, Mihailo Djuric, Lorraine Chapman and Viktor Plotnikov, among others.  She is currently on the faculty at Wilmington Dance Academy in Wilmington, MA and Elite Feet Artists Company in Windham, NH.