Amanda Morgan, originally from Texas, joined Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre from PBT’s graduate program in 2016. She began her training with Martelly School of Ballet in her hometown of Marshall, Texas, and continued her studies with Longview Ballet Theatre under the direction of Pat George Mitchell. After high school, she attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2016. In her time at PBT, Amanda has enjoyed performing in George Balanchine’s Serenade, Western Symphony, Allegro Brillante, Divertimento No. 15, Diamonds, and Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Mark Morris’s Sandpaper Ballet, Jordan Morris’s Peter Pan and The Great Gatsby, and Bournonville’s Napoli as well as many other classics including Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty. She has also danced in numerous contemporary works such as Aszure Barton’s Bright Progressions, Jennifer Archibald’s Through the Window, and most recently Helen Pickett’s The Exiled. Some of her most memorable roles to date include Marie and the Sugarplum Fairy in Terrence S. Orr’s The Nutcracker, a featured singing role as Rosalia in Jerome Robbins’ West Side Story Suite, Nacho Duato’s Duende, and Lacrimosa by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa.