Mariellen Olson (© David Allen)
Named Apprentice in 2001. Joined in 2002.
Born in Denton, Texas, Mariellen Olson trained at San Jose Dance Theatre, Tuzer Ballet in Richardson, Dance Theatre Seven, and San Francisco Ballet School prior to being named as an apprentice in 2001. She joined the Company in 2002 and has performed a number of featured roles in works such as Tomasson’s Giselle and Nutcracker, Balanchine’s Coppélia and Symphony in C, Christensen’s Jinx, Forsythe’s Artifact Suite, and Robbins’ Fancy Free. Her repertory also includes works by David Bintley, James Kudelka, Lar Lubovitch, Agnes de Mille, Mark Morris, Roland Petit, Yuri Possokhov, Stanton Welch, and Christopher Wheeldon, among others.