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Preston Swovelin

SOLOIST • Canyon Country, California

JOINED CBC: 2018

TRAINING: Pasadena Dance Theatre and Miami City Ballet School, on full scholarship under Cynthia Young, Lawrence Blake, and Edward Villella.

FEATURED CBC ROLES: Ron Cunningham’s Carmen, Septime Webre’s Juanita y Alicia, Jared Nelson’s Bolero.

NOTEWORTHY: Preston has worked with over 70 organizations, including Eugene Ballet Company as a Principal, Nevada Ballet Theatre, Setsuko Kawaguchi Ballet in Japan, San Diego Opera, CalArts, Troy University as a professor, National Choreographers Initiative, Disney, Bad Boys of Dance throughout Europe, and performed and choreographed in collaborations with Cirque Du Soliel.

When I'm not working I enjoy... Skydiving and adventure.

What is the hardest part about being a dancer? The unattainable endless pursuit of perfection.