Texas native Amanda Morgan is thrilled to begin her fourth season with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Amanda 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. Her training also includes summer intensives at The Rock School for Dance Education, North Carolina Dance Theatre (now Charlotte Ballet), Boston Ballet, Carolina Ballet and PBT School. After high school, Amanda attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2016. She also studied for a year in PBT’s Graduate Program before receiving her contract. Her repertoire includes Western Symphony, Peter Pan, Le Corsaire, Giselle, The Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, Romeo and Juliet, Mark Morris’ Sandpaper Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, Serenade, Allegro Brillante, Divertimento No. 15, Frederick Ashton’s Birthday Offering, and many others. Some of Amanda’s favorite roles to date have been the Sugar Plum Fairy and Marie in Terrence S. Orr’s The Nutcracker and a featured singing role as Rosalia in Jerome Robbins’ West Side Story Suite.