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Jacob Bush

Assxociate Teacher

Jacob Bush grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he trained at Minnesota Dance Theatre under the direction of Lise Houlton. He continued his training under Sharon Story at Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education, as well as the San Antonio Metropolitan Ballet under Susan Connally. He spent the 2012-2014 seasons with Germany’s Theatre Augsburg, where he worked with such notable choreographers as Douglas Lee, Annabelle Lopez-Ochoa, Christian Spuck, Michael Pink and Itzik Galili. In Atlanta, Bush has danced many principal roles in classical, neoclassical and contemporary works, including Ivan in Yuri Possokhov’s Firebird, Helgi Tomasson's 7 for Eight, the principal male in George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, and Gutman in Helen Pickett’s Camino Real. He has been featured in Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort, Liam Scarlett’s Vespertine and his world premiere of Catch, Craig Davidson’s Remembrance/Hereafter, Red Couple in Stanton Welch’s Tu Tu, the world premiere of Tara Lee’s blink, and the world premieres of Claudia Schreier's First Impulse and Pleiades Dances.