Colibri McMillan

Colibri McMillan

Colibri McMillan

COLIBRI MCMILLAN started his formal training in 2007 at The Ithaca Ballet, where he would train and perform for several years. At 15, after choosing to pursue a professional career, he moved to New York City and started training at Joffrey Ballet School on full scholarship. He performed notable roles such as Sugar Plum Cavalier and Snow King from The Nutcracker, and Basilio from Don Quixote. At Joffrey, he also honed his contemporary skills, allowing him to perform in an original piece by choreographer Earl Mosley. Colibri’s most recent position was with Cincinnati Ballet’s Professional Trainee Division, where he performed various lead roles including Waltz Man and Elegy Man from George Balanchine’s Serenade, Grande Pas Classic pas de deux, and Puss in Boots from The Sleeping Beauty. Colibri is very excited to start his first season with Ballet Spartanburg.

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The joyful picture above of children from Sidewalk Hope, an inner city ministry in Spartanburg, captures the essence and innocence of joy, hope, and the connections that are created when we dance.  Sidewalk Hope participated in the 2018 So You Think You Can Dance, Spartanburg! community event, a fundraiser in partnership with 10 local organizations. The picture above reflects opportunity, joy, happiness, dance and above all, who we are as an organization: education, outreach and performance. We will present So You Think You Can Dance, Spartanburg!, March 31, 2022. Please look for our event as we post information later this summer.

The happiness in dancing on stage is reflected in this precious little dancer's eyes and body.  Arms open, lights aglow,  feet planted firmly on the stage, basking joyfully from a successful performance. This is the feeling we have as we anticipate returning to the stage this October with the premiere of Carlos Agudelo's, The Wizard of Oz.. Ballet Spartanburg and its Board of Trustees and staff will monitor and adjust all health and safety precautions as directed by the CDC. We are ready to to dance. We are ready to see our audience. We are ready.

Thank you for your continued love and support for 55 years. Onto our 56th season we go! Now follow the yellow brick road and grab your SEASON TICKETS TODAY!

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