Nathan Powell

Ballet Idaho Faculty


Nathan is from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, where he received his early dance training. He started professional training at Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School. He received an RBC Youth Excellence Scholarship in 2006 as a member of Festival Dance at the Banff Centre, and performed with Northern Plains Ballet before joining Festival Ballet Providence for three seasons under Mihailo Djuric. Nathan spent several summers working with Ballet Montana and also danced with Ballet San Antonio. He danced as a company dancer at Ballet Idaho for nine seasons. As a choreographer, Nathan has created works for Ballet Idaho, Anchorage Ballet, Ballet Montana, Boise Dance Co-op, and Idaho Dance Theatre. In 2021 He was invited to choreograph a full-length Nutcracker ballet for Black Hills Dance Theatre in Rapid City, SD. Nathan is also an Associate Artistic Director of Idaho Dance Theatre. Nathan loves teaching dance to all ages and is happy to share his knowledge with all dancers.