Kaitlyn Potts

Kaitlyn Potts, originally from Fairfax, Virginia, began her training in ballet, lyrical, jazz, and tap, and later went on to train more intensively in ballet at the Maryland Youth Ballet in Silver Spring, Maryland. She attended summer intensives at the Kirov Academy of Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Texas Ballet Theater, and Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet, and was named an American Ballet Theatre National Training Scholar for the years 2006-2008. In 2005, she won the Junior Grand Prix for the Youth America Grand Prix semi-finals in South Carolina, and was named as part of the top twelve in the New York City finals that same year. She was invited to perform in the XXII International Ballet Festival in Miami in 2007, and won 1st place in the American Ballet Competition in 2008. She danced professionally for Texas Ballet Theater under the direction of Ben Stevenson for three years and joined Utah Regional Ballet under the direction of Jacqueline Colledge as a soloist in 2011, getting promoted to principal dancer in 2013. Kaitlyn has taught and guest performed throughout the United States, and has been a teacher at Performing Dance Center since 2011.