Jacob Bush of Atlanta Ballet company will be dancing in the collaborative production of “Speranza”.
Jacob returns to Atlanta Ballet after dancing with Germany’s Ballet Augsburg from 2012 to 2014, where he worked with such notable choreographers as Douglas Lee, Annabelle Lopez-Ochoa, Christian Spuck, Itzik Galili, and Michael Pink. Jacob grew up in Coon Rapids, Minn., where he trained under Lise Houlton of the Minnesota Dance Theatre. He continued his training with Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education under Sharon Story and the San Antonio Metropolitan Ballet under Susan Connally. In Atlanta, Jacob danced principal roles such as Prince Désiré in The Sleeping Beauty, the Prince in John McFall’s Cinderella, the Green Man in Lila York’s Celts, and Matthew and Toulouse-Lautrec in Jorden Morris’ Moulin Rouge© - The Ballet. He also had the pleasure of creating the role of the Younger Brother in the world premiere of Christopher Hampson’sRite of Spring and also the role of Curdie in the world premiere of Twyla Tharp’s The Princess and the Goblin.