Corps de Ballet
Originally from Boca Raton, FL, Elizabeth Mateer began her formal ballet training with the Fort Lauderdale Ballet Classique under the direction of Magda Auñon. She then continued her training from 2004-2007 with Magaly Suarez at the Art of Classical Ballet School. In 2007, Ms. Mateer received the Full Merit Scholarship to attend the School of American Ballet Summer Course in New York City, and was then invited to study full-time at SAB for two years. While there, she danced in George Balanchine’s Serenade and Stars and Stripes in the School of American Ballet Workshop performances as well as in Susan Stroman’s Double Feature with New York City Ballet. She also supplemented her training by attending summer programs at Boston Ballet School and Pacific Northwest Ballet School on scholarship.
In 2009, Ms. Mateer joined Pennsylvania Ballet II and was promoted to Apprentice for the 2011-2012 Season and to the Corps de Ballet for the 2012-2013 Season. Since joining the Company she has danced in several ballets including Christopher Wheeldon’s Swan Lake, John Cranko's Romeo & Juliet, Roland Petit’s Carmen, Matthew Neenan’s Carmina Burana, Giselle, Jiří Kylián’s Forgotten Land (Pink Couple), and George Balanchine’s Agon, Who Cares?, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, Square Dance, Ballo della Regina, Raymonda Variations (Variation VI), and The Four Temperaments (First Theme). Ms. Mateer currently attends the University of Pennsylvania.