Levi Durie

COMPANY ARTIST | Cambridge, Minnesota


TRAINING: St. Paul Conservatory for the Performing Artist, Next Generation Ballet, PNB Summer Intensive, Boston Ballet Summer Intensive, ABT Summer Intensive, JKO School, Ballet West II.

FEATURED CBC ROLES: Jared Nelson’s Bolero, Spanish, Russian, Chinese —The Nutcracker.

NOTEWORTHY: YAGP New York Finals 2016 — Classical & Contemporary.

When I'm not working I enjoy... Netflix, YouTube make-up tutorials, Rupal’s Drag Race, and strolls with the headphones in.

I love San Diego because... The beautiful people and beaches. Also shout out to In-N-Out.

What ballet or role would you like to dance (and why), but haven't yet? Giselle in Giselle. I want to do the mad scene and its the perfect classical ballet.

If I weren't a dancer, I'd be: Model/Fashion Designer. Thierry Mugler, Alexander McQueen, and Versace are an absolute inspiration.

What is your favorite costume and why? Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude has the most sublime and perfect futuristic green tutus. Green is the most perfect color.

What can always make you laugh? Zach, Isaiah, and my sisters.

Describe your perfect day: Coffee to start, then bubble bath with candles, some YouTube, plenty of time for make up and picking out an outfit, enjoying good food, walking and exploring, then ending the evening with a performance or live entertainment with friends.

What has been your most memorable moment as a dancer? Performing in Ethan Stiefel’s Knights and Maidens at PBT’s Summer Intensive. He was wonderful to work with and his piece was sweet and hilarious.

What is the hardest part about being a dancer? Achy feet and the common aches and pains in general.

Fun to know: Levi won first place in the LIPS So You Think You Can Drag Competition in December 2018.