Austin Bachman is a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa and began his dance training at the age of six with the Iowa Dance Theatre. In 2003 at the age of ten, he joined as a full time student at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, with instructors including Olga Kostritzky, Jock Soto, Andrei Kramarevsky, Sean Lavery, Nikolaj Hϋbbe, and Peter Boal. In August 2012, Mr. Bachman became an apprentice with NYCB and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in August 2013.
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