Lexie OverholtCorps de Ballet
Hometown: Oakton, Virginia
Lexie Overholt was born and raised in Oakton, Va. She received her ballet training at the Reston Conservatory Ballet with Julia Redick until she graduated from high school. Overholt attended numerous summer intensives on scholarship including San Francisco Ballet School, Boston Ballet School, American Ballet Theatre in New York and Miami City Ballet School. She was also awarded a spot in the Kennedy Center Master Class Series for two years where she was taught by the Ballet Masters of nationally and internationally recognized ballet companies including Suzanne Farrell Ballet, New York City Ballet, the Mariinsky Ballet, The Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet.
In 2009, following her summer intensive with MCB School, she was offered a full scholarship to continue her professional training there. As a student, she performed with the company in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, Western Symphony, Symphony in Three Movements, and John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet. In 2011, Overholt accepted a company apprenticeship with MCB and in 2012, was promoted into the corps de ballet. Since joining MCB she has worked with world renowned choreographers such as Alexei Ratmansky, Liam Scarlett and Justin Peck, and has danced much of the company’s Balanchine and classical repertoire.
Roles since joining MCB
Sir Frederick Ashton
Ballo della Regina
Divertimento No. 15
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
Symphony in Three Movements
Romeo and Juliet
Coppélia, Arthur Saint-Léon
Don Quixote, Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky
Giselle, Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot