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Christiana Bennett from "Breaking Pointe" stars in The CW reality docu-series that follows the dancing company Ballet West, which she joined in 1999. She was promoted to soloist in 2003 and to principal in 2004.

Christiana Bennett received her training at Pennsylvania Ballet, School of American Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet. Her repertoire includes the roles of Myrthe in "Giselle," Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet"; the tough girl in Antony Tudor's "Echoing of Trumpets"; Caroline in Tudor's "Lilac
Christiana Bennett of "Breaking Pointe"
Christiana Bennett Breaking Pointe
Garden"; the third principal couple in Hans van Manen's "Black Cake"; principal roles in William Forsythe's "Artifact II" and "In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated"; Helena in Sir Frederick Ashton's "The Dream"; John Butler's "Carmina Burana"; the Sugar Plum Fairy in Willam Christensen's "The Nutcracker"; Carabosse and Princess Aurora (Dawn) in Sklute's 2011 newly conceived and produced "The Sleeping Beauty"; and featured roles in George Balanchine's "A Midsummer's Night Dream," "The Four Temperaments," "Who Cares?," "Allegro Brillante," "Concerto Barocco," "Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux," "Theme and Variations," "Serenade," "Agon" and "Chaconne."

Bennett's favorite performances have been in the 2008 world premiere of Christopher Ruud's "One"; George Balanchine's "Serenade" at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in 2009; and as Odette/Odile in Sklute's newly conceived and produced "Swan Lake" in 2010.

Before joining Ballet West, Bennett performed with Pacific Northwest Ballet and Commonwealth Civic Ballet, and was a guest artist for the City Ballet of Boston. She is the recipient of the Coca-Cola Foundation Arts Award and the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts award in dance.

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Age: ∼35 years old
Birthplace: Townsend, MA

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