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Whitney Edwards

COMPANY ARTIST | Alpharetta, GA

JOINED CBC: 2015

TRAINING: Dance Theater of Harlem under Artistic Director Arthur Mitchell, Eva Evdokimova - Prima Ballerina Assoluta, Raymond Lukens - ABT. 

FEATURED CBC ROLES: Lost Boy - Peter Pan, Jared Nelson’s Bolero, Fluctuating Hemlines, Jump Jive, & Work Song, Arabian - The Nutcracker.

NOTEWORTHY: Whitney is a Kennedy Center Protege Project Dancer and has been a company member at 5 ballet companies all over the U.S.

When I'm not working I enjoy... Gardening, cooking, and teaching.

I love San Diego because... Of the laid back atmosphere.

If I weren't a dancer, I'd be: A reality TV star...

What is your favorite costume and why? Sasha Fierce from Single Ladies.

What can always make you laugh? Me.

Describe your perfect day: April 23rd.

What has been your most memorable moment as a dancer? Performing at the Kennedy Center.

What is the hardest part about being a dancer? Recovering from injuries. Being a black dancer.

Fun to know: Whitney has a degree in accounting.