Position: Interm Director Ballet West II, First Soloist
Affiliation with organization: 2013 – Present
Years active at YAGP: 2016 – Present
Christopher Sellars started his dance training with his parents at the Orange County Dance Center in Huntington Beach, CA and later at The Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Sellars joined Ballet West II in 2005 and then the main company of Ballet West in 2006. Mr. Sellars was promoted to Demi-soloist in 2008, to Soloist in 2010 and to First Soloist in 2013. Mr. Sellars continues performing and developing as a choreographer: his work “Aggrandizement” performed by the Ballet West Academy students earned him an Outstanding Choreographer award at the YAGP Salt Lake City Semi-Final in 2017.