Hannah Bettes  
Organization: Boston Ballet (USA)

Position: Soloist

Years: 2017

Awards: Youth America Grand Prix gold medal 2011, World Ballet Competition silver medal in the Pre-Professional Division, Nadia Nernia Scholar 2012, Prix De Lausanne second prize and Audience Favorite Award 2012, Youth America Grand Prix gold medal 2012, Beijing International Ballet Invitational bronze medal 2012

Contact: Instagram


Hannah Bettes began her training at the Central Florida Ballet School in 2007, and in 2010, she joined Next Generation Ballet. In 2012, Bettes moved to London to continue her training at The Royal Ballet School, where she was named the Nadia Nernia Scholar. During her time at RBS, she danced with The Royal Ballet, performed at Buckingham Palace, and worked with world-renowned choreographers. Since joining Boston Ballet in 2014, Bettes has performed in ballets choreographed by Marius Petipa, George Balanchine, William Forsythe, and John Neumeier, among others. Bettes has received multiple awards in a variety of competitions, including the gold medal in the Junior Division at Youth American Grand Prix in 2011 and the silver medal in the Pre-Professional Division in the World Ballet Competition. In 2012, she was invited to compete at the Prix De Lausanne and was awarded second prize and the Audience Favorite award.  In 2012, she won the gold medal in the Senior Division at YAGP and a bronze medal at the Beijing International Ballet Invitational. Bettes joined Boston Ballet as a corps de ballet member in 2015 and was promoted to second soloist in 2017. Bettes has been featured in Dance Spirit and Pointe magazine.