Stories from Opening Night – Christina Spigner

Christina Spingner

Christina Spingner

Our next Story from Opening Night comes from corps de ballet dancer Christina Spigner

My most memorable opening night experience was performing Balanchine’s Symphony in Three Movements with the company on opening night of the tour in Chicago when I was a student apprentice . It was special for so many reasons — first, because of course this was my very first performance with a professional company and secondly, being able to be apart of opening night is always a privilege.

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Meet our new dancers!

Christina Spingner

Christina Spingner

You may have seen this new dancer onstage last season when she was an apprentice with the company. Now, as a member of the corps de ballet, you will be seeing much more of her! Meet Christina Spigner!

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Christina Spigner guests on Instagram!

Company Apprentice Christina Spigner is eager to get behind the lens for our Instagram feed this week, as the in-demand choreographer from Russia, Alexei Ratmanksy, will be in our studios! This will be Christina’s first time working with the critically-acclaimed artist, as he prepares our dancers for their performance of Symphonic Dances in Program III.  We can’t wait to see all of the action caught on camera!

(c) Daniel Azoulay

Fun fact about Christina: Not only does Christina dance, but she also plays piano.  When she was younger, she played a piano double in a small film!

Meet Christina Spigner

Christina is one of the students at MCB School who has been performing with the Company this Season. She moved to Miami just to attend the School and was presented with the opportunity to take the stage with our super human dancers!

Christina chatted with us about what is was like to relocate and how it feels to dance with Miami City Ballet.