Claire Rathbun is delighted to be joining San José Dance Theatre for their Nutcracker! Rathbun danced with Washington Ballet in D.C. from 2014-2016 where she originated new works from artistic director Septime Webre. Some of her favorite roles/ ballets include: Aurora in Sleeping Beauty, Miss Liberty in Nutcracker, Serenade, Janita and Alicia, and the world premieres of Sleepy Hollow and Alice in Wonderland.
She currently is a principal guest artist with Syracuse City Ballet. Recent roles include: Snow White in Snow White, Jasmine in Aladdin, and Snow Queen and Dew Drop in Nutcracker. Most recently Rathbun has been seen on Broadway, TV, and Regional Theatre.
Theatre credits include; BROADWAY: Cats (Victoria) OFF-BROADWAY/ LAB: Little Dancer (Chantal, Marie u/s) REGIONAL : On the Town (Ivy Smith.) TV: “So You Think You Can Dance” and “Americas Got Talent.” Rathbun’s Awards include: YAGP (Silver medal for Black Swan pas de duex) and World Ballet Competition (Bronze medal.).