Pacific Northwest Ballet

Batkhurel Bold
Casey Herd
Carrie Imler
Carla Körbes
Ariana Lallone
Stanko Milov
Louise Nadeau
Kaori Nakamura
Noelani Pantastico
Jonathan Porretta
Jeffrey Stanton
Mara Vinson
Miranda Weese
Olivier Wevers
Corps de Ballet

Principal Dancers

Casey Herd is from Salt Lake City, Utah. He trained at the Ballet West Academy and Kirov Academy and attended summer courses at Pacific Northwest Ballet School in 1993 and 1994. He was a finalist in the 1996 Paris International Ballet Competition. In 1997, he joined American Ballet Theatre, and in 1999, he joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet. He was promoted to Soloist in 2002 and to principal in 2006.

Mr. Herd has performed leading roles in George Balanchine's Agon, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, Concerto Barocco, Emeralds, The Four Temperaments, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Titania's Cavalier, Theseus), Symphony in C, Symphony in Three Movements, Theme and Variations, and Western Symphony; Todd Bolender's Souvenirs; Donald Byrd's Subtext Rage; Val Caniparoli's The Bridge, Lambarena, and Torque; Merce Cunningham's Inlets 2; Nacho Duato's Jardí Tancat; William Forsythe's Artifact II and In the middle, somewhat elevated; Paul Gibson's The Piano Dance; Ronald Hynd's The Merry Widow (Count Danilo) and The Sleeping Beauty; Susan Marshall's Kiss; Peter Martins' Valse Triste; Mark Morris's Pacific; David Parsons's Caught; Kirk Peterson's Amazed in Burning Dreams; Marius Petipa's Le Corsaire Pas de Trois, Don Quixote, and Paquita; Jerome Robbins' Fancy Free and In the Night; Christopher Stowell's Zaïs; Kent Stowell's Carmen, Carmina Burana, Delicate Balance, Dumbarton Oaks, Pas de Deux Campagnolo, Quaternary, Silver Lining, Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried), and The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet (Romeo); Richard Tanner's Ancient Airs and Dances; Lynne Taylor-Corbett's Mercury and The Quilt; Twyla Tharp's In the Upper Room and Nine Sinatra Songs; Glen Tetley's Voluntaries and The Rite of Spring; and Christopher Wheeldon's Polyphonia. He originated a leading role in Paulo Gibson's Sense of Doubt and a featured role in Nicolo Fonte's Almost Tango. He has also been featured in Nacho Duato's Rassemblement.

Casey Herd in George Balanchine's The Four Temperaments. (Photo: Angela Sterling)

Headshot Photography: Angela Sterling.