Dancing Princess Aurora

Erin Casale, of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, joined Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre in 2019 from the Graduate Program. She also trained with PBT School’s full-time high school and Intensive Summer Programs. She trained with Academy of Russian Ballet and Johnstown Concert Ballet prior to joining PBT School. She has performed in PBT productions of The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Raymonda, Giselle, Paquita, Napoli and The Great Gatsby. Her repertoire also includes George Balanchine’s Rubies, Divertimento No.15, Western Symphony, Allegro Brillante, Nacho Duato’s Duende, and Susan Jaffe’s Carmina Terra. She was chosen to be in Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” for 2023.