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CASSIDY RANSOM

Corps de Ballet

Cassidy Ransom began dancing at the age of 3 at the Georgia Academy of Dance. At 12, she became part of Georgia Dance Theatre's Apprentice Company and joined their Senior Company the following year. During her years with the company, she trained in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, hip hop, and contemporary dance. 

Throughout high school, she attended summer intensives at Boston Ballet, Charlotte Ballet, and most recently, Richmond Ballet. After graduating high school early, she began working towards an undergraduate degree in Business Management. 

From 2017 to the present, she has performed corps de ballet roles in Romeo and Juliet, La Bayadere, Coppelia, The Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, and The Nutcracker. She has also performed soloist and lead roles such as Clara in Waltz of the Flowers, Demi Soloist in Harlequin Doll, and the Ribbon Candy Lead in The Nutcracker. 

The 2022-2023 season will be Cassidy's first season with Ballet Pensacola.

“When dancing I feel like I have been transferred to the world of the story that I am telling. Due to muscle memory, I can focus on portraying my character and enjoying each moment I get to be on the stage. Dance is my joy, my escape, and my whole life. Nothing makes me happier than being able to express myself through dance and I can't imagine who I'd be without it.”

Place of Birth: Montgomery, Alabama USA 

One Word to Describe Why I Dance: "Exhilaration" 

Favorite Color: Red 

Favorite Role Danced: Clara, The Nutcracker 

Dream Role: Juliet, Romeo & Juliet 

Favorite Choreographer: I don't necessarily have a favorite choreographer, but George Balanchine's adaptation of The Nutcracker is my favorite production to watch. 

Favorite Traditional Ballet: Coppélia 

Favorite Cuisine / Dish: Japanese Cuisine 

Favorite Hobby: Getting to spend time with my sister and brother. 

Fun Fact About Me: I can replicate most of the Disney Princess signatures. 

What Would You Like the Audience/Community to Gain from Your Performances:  When someone watches me perform, I aim for them to be entertained and inspired through my dance. I want to reach as many people as I can through performance so that I can share the joy that dance brings me.

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