Justin Hughes

Ballet Idaho Company Dancer


In college Justin danced Little Improvisations by Antony Tudor for Mr. Tudor’s centennial production, commissioned by the Tudor trust and set by Amanda McKerrow. He also achieved top 10 in triple jump and top 3 in pole vault for Principia College, while attaining a Bachelor of Science in Physics and a Minor in Mathematics. He began his training with Inland Pacific Ballet under Victoria King and Kevin Meyers. He continued his dance education at the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet under John White and Margarita de Saa in their pre-professional society, the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre under Christopher Stowell, A.D. and Damara Bennett, S.D., and The Rock School for Dance Education under Bo and Stephanie Spassoff. He was part of Cincinnati Ballet’s Second Company.

This is his eighth season with Ballet Idaho.

Generously sponsored for the 2021.22 season by Lorrie Apel and Jeff & Jo-Anne Smith.