Chase Swatosh

Corps de Ballet

Hometown:  Westlake Village, California

Chase Swatosh grew up in Westlake Village, Calif., and began his dance training at Retter’s Academy of Dance with Darryl and Linda Retter when he was 8 years old. In 2007, he became a trainee at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City, where he trained for two years before attending the summer and winter terms of the School of American Ballet (2009-2010). He also attended numerous ballet summer intensives from 2005-2010, including American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet School, San Francisco Ballet School, School of American Ballet, Miami City Ballet School and Pacific Northwest Ballet School.

Swatosh has a diversified dance background, having trained in tap, jazz, contemporary, musical theater and modern. He also was a Junior Olympic swimmer, an All-American qualifying diver in high school and an awarded classically trained pianist.

Swatosh joined Miami City Ballet as an apprentice in 2010. Since joining MCB, he has had the pleasure of dancing in much of the company’s repertoire, including some soloist and principal roles.

Roles since joining MCB

Richard Alston
Carmen (Don José)

Sir Frederick Ashton
Les Patineurs

George Balanchine
Allegro Brillante
Ballet Imperial
Divertimento No. 15
Episodes
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ (Cavalier)
La Sonnambula
La Valse
Scotch Symphony
Serenade
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (Hoofer)
Symphony in Three Movements
Theme and Variations
Western Symphony

John Cranko
Romeo and Juliet (Paris)

Nacho Duato
Jardí Tancat

Justin Peck
Heatscape

Alexei Ratmansky
Symphonic Dances

Jerome Robbins
Dances at a Gathering
Fanfare
The Concert
West Side Story Suite (Tony)

Liam Scarlett
Euphotic
Viscera

Paul Taylor
Mercuric Tidings
Piazzolla Caldera
Promethean Fire

Twyla Tharp
In The Upper Room
Nine Sinatra Songs
Sweet Fields

Christopher Wheeldon
Polyphonia

Classical Repertoire
Coppélia, Arthur Saint-Léon
Don Quixote, Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky
Giselle, Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot