Cydney Covert

Ballet Idaho Company Dancer

About:

Cydney is originally from Pensacola, Florida and moved to Boise in 2014 to train at Ballet Idaho’s academy as a pre-professional student. She was hired as an apprentice in 2016 and promoted to corps de ballet in 2018. She has performed in numerous works in the past six seasons, including Peter Anastos’ Ravel Piano Concerto, George Balanchine’s Agon, and original roles in pieces by in-house choreographer Daniel Ojeda. She has also danced in works by Alejandro Cerrudo, Penny Saunders, and Robyn Mineko Williams. She made her choreographic debut in 2019 for Ballet Idaho’s NewDance program and created a second piece for the 2021 digital season. Her work See You On The Other Side was performed at the 2021 Treefort Music Festival.

 

Cydney most recently received a grant from the Alexa Rose Foundation to attend the SHARE Intensive in Paris in the summer of 2021. She worked with repetiteurs for Sharon Eyal, Peeping Tom, William Forsythe, and Hofesh Shecter. She also dances for contemporary companies Project Flux and LED, directed by Lydia Sakolsy-Basquil and Lauren Edson respectively.

This is Cydney’s fifth season with Ballet Idaho.

Generously sponsored for the 21.22 season by Liz Roberts, Rick Clark and Brandy Stemmler.