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Alana Griffith began her training at the Los Angeles Ballet Academy before moving to London at 17 to train at the English National Ballet School. In her graduating year, she was selected to work with the company in Wayne Eagling’s The Nutcracker. That same season, she toured England, performing in Matthew Hart’s The Sleeping Beauty with English National Ballet II. Griffith joined Milwaukee Ballet II in the 2012-2013 season and was promoted to the Company in 2014.
Griffith’s career highlights include dancing title role of Alice in Septime Webre’s ALICE (in wonderland), Odette in Michael Pink’s Swan Lake, and Belle in Pink’s Beauty and the Beast. She has been featured in many more of Michael Pink’s ballets, including as Clara and Marie in The Nutcracker, Spring Fairy in Cinderella, Rapunzel in the world premiere of Beauty and the Beast, the leading role in Aubade, the Prayer in Coppélia, and Wendy in Peter Pan. She has appeared in many additional soloist and principal roles, including Effie in La Sylphide, Helena in Bruce Well’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romola in Timothy O’Donnell’s Sacre, and the final Pas De Deux in Alejandro Cerrudo’s Extremely Close. She has worked with celebrated choreographers Matthew Tusa, Trey McIntyre, George Williamson, Kenneth Tindall, Val Caniparoli, Mauro de Candia, Dani Rowe, Aleix Mañe, and Mark Godden.
In 2017, she was named one of Pointe Magazine’s “Stars of the Corps.” She was promoted to Leading Artist in 2023.