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Shane Urton

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Since he joined the Norwegian National Ballet Shane Urton has danced in Kylián's Petite Mort, Sarabande and Sweet Dreams, León and Lightfoot's Sad Case and Same Difference, Balanchine's Theme and Variations, Øyen's The Hamlet Complex and Ekman's A Swan Lake and Rooms. He has danced the role of Escamillo in Scarlett's Carmen, and in Moum Aune's critically acclaimed Hedda Gabler in the fall of 2017, he contributed to his own choreography in the role of Assessor Brack.

Born in North Carolina, USA, Urton started dancing at the age of 15 at Bonita's School of Ballet. He studied at University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and joined the Norwegian National Ballet in 2016 – after several years at Joffrey Ballet in Chicago and The Royal New Zealand Ballet. At Joffrey Ballet he danced the role of The Standard Bearer in Kurt Jooss' The Green Table, and at The Royal New Zealand Ballet the role of Oberon in Scarlett's A Midsummer Night's Dream. At the latter he also performed in Ekman's Cacti and Forsythe's In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated.

Performances

Previous acts

  • A Swan Lake in A Swan lake
  • Arcimboldo in A GALA PERFORMANCE FROM THE NORWEGIAN NATIONAL BALLET
  • Assessor Brack in Hedda Gabler
  • Desolating Persephone in Sleepless beauty
  • Escamillo in Carmen – a ballet by Liam Scarlett
  • Fiskere in Don Quixote
  • Gjester in The Nutcracker
  • Gremin in Onegin
  • How Did I Get Where... in Baroque Movement
  • Imitations in Tett på Nasjonalballetten
  • Jacob, The Gun practicing Police Officer in Rooms by Alexander Ekman
  • Kinesisk par in The Nutcracker
  • Laertes in The Hamlet Complex
  • Petite Mort in Kylian: Black & White
  • Rotter in The Nutcracker
  • Sad Case in AN EVENING WITH LEÓN & LIGHTFOOT
  • Same Difference in AN EVENING WITH LEÓN & LIGHTFOOT
  • Sarabande in Kylian: Black & White
  • Sigøynergutter / 7 Uhyrer in Don Quixote
  • Soldater in The Nutcracker
  • Sult in Jo Strømgren: Hunger and The Outskirts
  • Sweet Dreams in Kylian: Black & White
  • Theme and Variations in An evening with Balanchine
  • Tiger Lily in An Evening with Kylián, Forsythe and Øyen
  • Timelapse in An Evening with Kylián, Forsythe and Øyen
  • Vespertine in Baroque Movement