Austin Eyler

Apprentice

Meet Austin

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Austin Eyler spent his early years training with world-renowned teachers John White and Margarita De Saa’. As well, he attended several summer intensive programs on full scholarship, including American Ballet Theatre, the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School, and Campaneria Ballet School in Cary, North Carolina, where, under the direction of Miguel Campaneria, Austin competed in multiple international ballet competitions. Most recently, he received a bronze medal for highest scoring pas de deux for Le Corsaire at the 2016 World Ballet Competition. Also in 2016, Austin earned 2nd place at the Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP) – Tampa in the senior men’s classical, 3rd place at YAGP – Tampa in the small ensemble category for Le Corsaire pas de deux, and he received job offers and multiple scholarships, including Ballet San Antonio, Ballet West, Boston Ballet, and the Kirov School.

Austin joined Pennsylvania Ballet as a member of PBII for our 2016/2017 season and was promoted to apprentice for 2017/2018. He has performed with the company in Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella, Angel Corella’s Le Corsaire, and George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®.

PERSONAL QUOTE

“Divinity of art, it’s such a mystery. How to convince people that no matter how much money you can spend on education and art education especially, that it implants, it directs a young person for the rest of their lives, and always in the most humane and positive and dignified manner.”
– Mikhail Baryshnikov

FUN FACT

During the years of his ballet training, Austin was fortunate enough to be the only dancer trained by both Ramona De Saá and Margarita De Saá.

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Performance Highlights

With Schuylkill Valley Regional Dance Company:

  • The Nutcracker (Cavalier, Nutcracker)

With Campaneria Ballet School:

  • The Nutcracker (Cavalier, Nutcracker)
  • Swan Lake (Pas de Trois, Paquita Pas de Trois)
  • Sleeping Beauty (Prince Desirè)

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