Katy Schwarzweller was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland where she began studying ballet at a young age. Ms. Schwarzweller left home in 2014 to train at The Rock School for Dance Education, and soon after joined Ballet West where she danced for many years in both the Professional Training Division and Trainee Program. While at Ballet West, Ms. Schwarzweller had the opportunity to dance with the main company and was featured in lead roles with the academy. Ms. Schwarzweller has had the opportunity to work with Balanchine repetiteurs on works including Violin Concerto, Valse Fantasie, and Walpurgisnacht, in addition to working with repetiteurs to set Gerald Arpino’s Viva Vivaldi, and Sir Frederick Ashton’s Les Patineurs. In 2019, Ms. Schwarzweller joined the Second Company at Kansas City Ballet and performed in the corps de ballet in productions including The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and was featured as a soloist in Parrish Maynard’s new ballet “Vectors”. Most recently Ms. Schwarzweller joined Ballet Arizona’s Studio Company where she has danced alongside the company in Violin Concerto, Les Patineurs, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Serenade, and Bourrée Fantasque. Ms. Scwarzweller joined Ballet Frontier in 2022 and has performed in Giselle, The Nutcracker, Carmen, Endless by Lee Wei Chao, Paquita and The Sleeping Beauty. This is Katy’s second season with Ballet Frontier.