TERRI LYNN WRIGHT - BALLET
Terri Lynn received her early training with Barbara Carson and Stanley Hall in Austin, Texas. She studied with Robert Joffrey, Patricia Wilde, Kirsten Ralov, Kirsten Simone and Peter Appel during the summers in the U.S. and in Europe. Ms. Wright began her professional dance career in Wiesbaden, Germany followed by ten years with the North Carolina Dance Theatre where she became a principal dancer as well as an assistant to director Salvatore Aiello. She enjoyed Dance Theatre’s diverse repertoire that included works by choreographers such as Salvatore Aiello, Oscar Ariaz, George Balanchine, August Bournonville, Bill Evans, Lambrose Lambous, Lar Lubovitch, Marius Petipa and Alvin Ailey. Ms. Wright performed leading roles in Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, Scotch Symphony, Glinka Pas de Trois, Pas de Dix and Valse fantasie coached by Melissa Hayden and Marina Eglivsky. Ms Wright taught master classes while touring with NCDT throughout the US and Europe for North Carolina School of the Arts summer sessions, and was a guest teacher at Arts Magnet High School in Dallas. She continues to help care for works choreographed by the late Mr. Aielllo.
Ms. Wright has been an instructor at The Austin City Ballet for ten years. She also choreographs many Austin City Ballet productions.