Levi Teachout joins the RNZB in 2020 having guested with the company in Hansel & Gretel by Loughlan Prior in September 2019.
He began his ballet training at the age of nine at Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle. He studied at PNB for 11 years and graduated from their Professional Division programme in 2016. While at PNB, Levi performed in the company’s productions of The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, and Crystal Pite’s Emergence. Upon graduation, Levi began as an apprentice with the Grand Rapids Ballet under the artistic direction of Patricia Barker and was promoted to the main company in 2017. In his three years with GRB, he worked with choreographers such as Penny Saunders, Olivier Wevers, and Alejandro Cerrudo.