Dancer: Spencer Waldeck


Grade: 11


Years with City Ballet of Cleveland: 5


Currently: In her first year of full scholarship with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Pre-Professional Division.


What do you like about dancing?

I like that I never get tired of it, because there’s always something to work on, a new character to be, or a different way of looking at things


Where have you gone for summer intensives?

I’ve been to American Ballet Theatre’s New York program twice, 2013 and 2015, and Boston Ballet in 2014


Have you received any scholarships; academic and or dance?

I received three cash scholarships from RDA 2013, 2014, 2015, and a 2014 scholarship to American Ballet Theatre summer intensive and am a 2015 recipient of the E. John Busser Scholarship.


Favorite dance roles so far:

Paquita soloist, Waltz of the Flower soloist, and this year for 2015 the Sugarplum


Dream dance role:

Giselle in Giselle and Odette/Odile in Swan Lake


What are your dance goals?

To get a little better each time I dance


Future aspirations:

Hopefully to join a ballet company


Hobbies or something most people do not know about you:

I love to act, and draw and paint especially when I’m stressed out


City Ballet of Cleveland

13108 Shaker Square • Cleveland, OH 44120


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