Kyle Davis

Kyle Davis is a principal with Pacific Northwest Ballet. Originally from Green Bay, Wisconsin, he trained at Makaroff School of Ballet and on scholarship at Rock School for Dance Education and UNCSA. Davis also trained at summer courses including Milwaukee Ballet, School of American Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet School (PNBS).

A prizewinner at the 2008 Prix de Lausanne competition in Lausanne, Switzerland,  Davis also won various awards in the Youth American Grand Prix Regional and Finals in 2005 and 2006. He was a 2007–2008 recipient of the Elizabeth Harriet Weaver Memorial Scholarship and the Martha and Spencer Love Foundation Scholarship for Excellence in the Arts at UNCSA.

Davis has performed principal and featured roles in Balanchine’s "Agon," Divertimento from "Le Baiser de la Fée," "Jewels" (Emeralds, Rubies), George Balanchine’s "The Nutcracker" (Cavalier, Tea, Candy Cane), "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" (Oberon, Puck), "La Source," "Square Dance," "Tarantella, "Theme and Variations," Peter Boal’s "Giselle" (Peasant Pas de Deux), David Dawson’s "Empire Noir, William Forsythe’s "New Suite," "One Flat Thing," "reproduced," "The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude" Ronald Hynd’s "The Sleeping Beauty" (Prince Florimund, Blue Bird pas de deux, Gold and Silver pas de trois), Jiri Kylian’s "Petite Mort," Jean-Christophe Maillot’s "Roméo et Juliette" (Benvolio, Acolyte), Crystal Pite’s "Emergence," "Plot Point" Alexei Ratmansky’s "Concerto DSCH," "Pictures at an Exhibition," Jerome Robbins’ "The Concert," "Dances at a Gathering," Kent Stowell’s "Cinderella" (Prince, Jester), "The Nutcracker" (Prince, Commedia), "Swan Lake" (Jester, Pas de trois), Twyla Tharp’s "Brief Fling" and "Waiting at the Station."

In addition to performing with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Davis has choreographed for PNB’s mainstage, as well as several works for the Professional Division students at PNBS. He has also created work for Chop Shop Contemporary Dance Festival, was a choreographic resident at UNCSA in 2017 and Gonzaga University in 2020, and a Guest Repetiteur with English National Ballet.