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Addison Ector (California, USA) began dancing at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angeles. After graduating high school, he was accepted into the scholarship program at The Alvin Ailey School in New York City for 3 years and also attended the Jacob Pillow Contemporary Program in 2012. Throughout his training, he has performed works by: Debbie Allen, Judith Jamison, Ohad Naharin, Thang Dao, Alvin Ailey, Jennifer Archibald, Ron K. Brown, Matthew Rushing & many more. 

Immediately following his training, Mr. Ector joined Complexions Contemporary Ballet based in NYC under the direction of Dwight Rhoden & Desmond Richardson for 5 years. During his time in Complexions he has traveled internationally and performed works by: Dwight Rhoden, Desmond Richardson, Ido Tadmor, Jae Man Joo & Marcelo Gomes. 

After Complexions, Mr. Ector joined TanzCompany Innsbruck in 2018/2019 under the direction of Enrique Gasa Valga based in Austria. He left the company to recover an injury and returned 20/21 & 21/22 seasons. Performing works by: Enrique Gasa Valga, Jiří Kylián, Nacho Duato, Mauro Bigonzetti & Uwe Scholz. 

Mr. Ector's accomplishments include: Gap's Fall 2016 Fitness Campaign, Coreon Du's "Ne Me Quitte Pas" & Jill Scott's "Back Together" music videos, featured in 2 published books, "The Art of Movement" by NYC Dance Project & "Dancers After Dark" by Jordan Matter, and working with world renowned photographers like Rachel Neville, Carlos Quezada, Günther Egger, Vikki Sloviter & many more. He was also a guest artist with: Ballet Dallas, Germaul Barnes/Viewsic Expressions Dance, Company XIV Burlesque, Appalachian Ballet Company (Nutcracker Snow King & Spanish), Royal Ballet Dance Academy (Nutcracker Arabian) & The Great Gatsby Ballet based in Kyiv, Ukraine. 

Mr. Ector has also had the pleasure of teaching at studios, universities and companies around the world. Chapman University, University of South Carolina, Joffrey Ballet NYC, Texas Ballet Theater, Complexions Ballet Intensives, Atlanta Dance Connections and Dance Innsbruck (Austria) to name a few. 

Mr. Ector is currently based in Los Angeles, CA freelancing, teaching & being available for opportunities domestically and internationally.

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Biography: About

Teaching Experience

Complexions Ballet Intensives

Faculty Instructor

Director: Meg Paul

Ballet Academy of Texas

Guest Teacher

Director: Lisa Slagle

Texas Ballet Theater School

Masterclass Teacher

Director: Daniel Tardibono

Joffrey Ballet School Audition Tour '20

Ballet & Contemporary Instructor

Manager: Shannon Monticciolo

University of South Carolina Summer Dance Conservatory

Ballet, Body Conditioning & Contemporary Instructor

Director: Susan Anderson

National Dance Theater Company (Jamaica)

Ballet & Contemporary Instructor

Organizer: Marisa Benain

Atlanta Dance Connection

Ballet & Contemporary Instructor

Director: Allyne Gartrell

New York University Tisch

Complexions Workshop Instructor

Director: Pam Pietro

Chapman University

Guest Teacher

Chair: Julianne O'Brien

Dance Innsbruck (Austria)

Masterclass Teacher

Director: Amy Broadhead Pedevilla

EDGE Performing Arts Dance Center

Masterclass Teacher

Studio Manager: Kilah Willingham

LifeTime Fitness at Sky

Group Fitness Instructor

Studio Manager: Calvin Wiley

Pure Movement Dance

Ballet & Contemporary Instructor

Director: Emily Scoville

Dance Industry TX

Ballet Substitute Teacher

Owner: Christy Wolverton

The Alvin Ailey Extension

Complexions Workshop Teacher

Director: Lisa Johnson-Willingham

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