We are thrilled to have Colby Foss back as a guest choreographer this season. His unique style and passion for dance is a joy to watch. This season we are excited to bring a new dance works by Colby to our Spooky Ballets Stage. This piece is titled The Tale of a Tech Wiz. Not only will you see amazing choreography, but this unique collaborative works features original music and accompaniment with cellist and vocalist, Ian Cooke.
Don't miss the opportunity to see this new robot inspired dance works on stage this month at our 20th Season opening production of Spooky Ballets.
October 21 at 2pm or 7pm
October 22 at 2pm
The Fargo Theatre
Colby Foss | Guest Choreographer
Colby began his dance training in Fargo, North Dakota at age 15. He attended Queen City Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, and Boston Ballet summer programs on scholarship before graduating summa cum laude from the University of Arizona with a BFA in Dance Performance. Since graduating, Colby performed and also choreographed in his seven seasons with Wonderbound, formerly known as Ballet Nouveau Colorado, which was included on Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch.” In 2017 he joined Charlotte Ballet, where he choreographed and spent five years performing in the company. Colby has also been a principal dancer with the Central City Opera. In his professional career, he has danced and originated roles in the works of Garrett Ammon, Bryan Arias, Rena Butler, Peter Chu, Ma Cong, Duane Cyrus, Mark Godden, Sasha Janes, Kevin Jenkins, Alex Ketley, Maurya Kerr, Zach Morris, Helen Pickett, Danny Pelzig, Filipe Portugal, Chris Stuart, Myles Thatcher, and Robyn Mineko Williams. Colby has also been featured in the works of Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, Val Caniparoli, Javier de Frutos, Johan Inger, Ohad Naharin, Christian Spuck, and Medhi Walerski. He has also performed and originated a role in Sweet and Lucky with Third Rail Projects and The Denver Center for the Performing Arts; and he performed in Third Rail’s Bessie award-winning production, Then She Fell, in New York City. Colby also has 19 years of teaching and choreographic experience across the nation. One of Colby’s favorite roles was playing Leonce in Christian Spuck’s, Leonce and Lena.