Meet the Artist: Corps de Ballet Member Elizabeth Mateer
On Preparation, Performing, and the Unbound Festival
Elizabeth Mateer, in her third season as a member of the corps de ballet, reflects on the roles she has enjoyed performing. She describes her preparation for a professional career from training in a small setting to the intense experience at the School of American Ballet, and then her seven years as part of Pennsylvania Ballet. She recalls the excitement of learning the new works for the 2018 Unbound Festival, and she describes the important effects of the festival going forward.
Header image: SF Ballet in Possokhov’s “…two united in a single soul…” // © Erik Tomasson