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Jon Upleger

Ballet


Jon Upleger, Ballet

Jon Upleger began training seriously in 1997 under the direction of Petrus Bosman and David Keener at the Virginia School of the Arts. Upon graduation, he received the school's prestigious Dean's Award and then joined Nashville Ballet as an apprentice in 2000. 

During his time at Nashville Ballet, Mr. Upleger has performed roles from such varied repertoire as Romeo in Paul Vasterling's Romeo and Juliet, the Cavalier in Nashville’s Nutcracker, Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake and Albrecht in Giselle.  

Mr. Upleger brings his expertise as a performer to his role as instructor for all levels of School of Nashville Ballet - Children's Program, Boys Class, Academy and Community Division.