Morgan Stinnett

Morgan Stinnett, originally from Akron, Ohio, started his ballet training at Nan Klinger's Excellence in Dance at the age of six on scholarship and joined the pre-professional Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet at the age of 8. He worked with renowned choreographers such as Francis Patrelle, Bill Hastings, Tom Everet, John Selya, Tom Gold, and Michael Vernon. He attended Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA where he majored in Dance with a Ballet Performance concentration. There he performed soloist and principal roles in fourteen ballets over a three year period, including Giselle, George Balanchine's Raymonda Variations, Divernamento 15 and Symphony in C. He also worked with Lindy Mandrajieff and Melissa Barack (New York City Ballet), Erin Halloran and Alan Obuzar (Pittsburgh Ballet Theater) and Tony award winning Ann Reinking (Chicago Original Broadway Cast). In 2009, he joined Texas Ballet Theater under Ben Stevenson and during his two seasons, was fortunate to perform several ballets including Prince Igor, Romeo & Juliet, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Jazz Lovin' and Balanchine's Theme and Variations. He currently lives in New York City and is a soloist with Connecticut Ballet and Ajkun Ballet Theatre as well with Dances Patrelle, CelloPointe and K/M D/M. Morgan is also a part of Intermezzo Dance which was founded by American Ballet Theatre Soloist, Craig Salstein. In addition, he was the Dance Captain for Lives on The Edge: A new musical and has been seen on TV and film in "666 Park Ave" on ABC and "She's Out of My League" from Warner Brothers Pictures. He is featured on a new pilot “Social Media Meltdown”, which is in production and can be seen in Kike Calvos's World of Dances for National Geographic.