Arianna Lawson

Arianna Lawson started dancing at age 3 at the Portland School of Ballet, Maine. She trained at on scholarship at The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow and at Houston Ballet Academy. She spent six seasons as a company member with Oklahoma City Ballet and performed Soloist, Principal and feautured roles in works by George Balanchine, Nacho Duato, Ma Cong, Stanton Welch, Jiří Kylián, Helen Pickett, Twyla Tharp and Agnes De Mille, among others. Arianna enjoys interior decorating, doing yoga, and spending time with her boyfriend and three cats during her free time, and she is excited for her second season with Dayton Ballet.

Photos by Andy Snow