Meet the Artist: Principal Dancer Tiit Helimets
On the Complicated Roles of The Little Mermaid
Principal Dancer Tiit Helimets offers an eloquent description of John Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid, and he describes the complicated role of “The Poet/Andersen.” He discusses the contrasting character of “The Prince/Edvard,” which he performed in previous seasons. He concludes with a charming anecdote about how he began his ballet career.
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Header Image: Tiit Helimets in Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid // © Erik Tomasson