Rider D. Vierling


Mobile:  0401 214 042

Email:  riderdvierling@hotmail.com

Red Wagon .

Professional Experience:

Freelance Dancer:  2008 - 2010  -  Based in Nashville, TN

Ballet Idaho / Eugene Ballet:  2006-2008  - Artistic Director - Toni Pimble

Augusta Ballet 2003 - 2006  -  Zanne Colton, Artistic Director  -  Ron Colton, Artistic Director Emeritus - Peter Powlus, Resident Choreographer

Charleston Ballet Theatre 1999-2003 - Patricia Cantwell, Artistic Director  -  Jill Eathorne Bahr, Resident Choreographer

Burklyn Ballet Theatre 2000 -  Angela Whitehill, Artistic Director  -  Arthur Leeth, Program Manager.


Training:

School of Southern Ballet Theatre  (now Orlando Ballet) - Teachers: Russell Sultzbach, Barbara Riggins,

Cynthia Roses, Eliza Harwood

Virginia School of the Arts - Teachers: Petrus Bosman, David Keener, Keith Lee

Boston Ballet Summer Dance Program - Teachers:  Devon Carney, Anne Marie Holmes,

Bruce Marks, Laszlo Berdo, Yacov Sharir

Performance Experience:

Freelance Dancer

As a regular principal guest artist with Georgia Ballet - 2009-2010 - Gina Hyatt-Mazon, Artistic Director
Grande pas classique

A pas de deux choreographed by Janusz Mazon - Young dancers guide to the orchestra
Paquita - Pas de trois
Ichabad Crane -
A Sleepy Hollow Story
Cavalier  -
The Nutcracker

 Other Guest appearances
University of South Carolina -  Stars and stripes (with  guest artists Wendy Wheelan, Daniel Ulbright, Sara Mearns and Jared Angle from New York City Ballet)

Stillpoint Dance Theatre  -  Voices from the Ground

 Centennial Youth Ballet  -  Les Corsaire Pas de deux

Ballet South  -  Pas de deux - Paquita 
Ensworth School of Dance:    -  Les sylphides
Vanderbilt Dance Theatre:    - Les sylphides
Alexandra Ballet  - Cinderella
Nashville School of the Arts  -  Paquita Pas de deux

Nashville in Motion   -  Oklahoma (Dream Curly)
Dance Augusta   -  Grande Pas de deux - The Nutcracker

Dance Augusta  -  Don Quixote Wedding pas de deux, Red Wagon
Greenville Ballet   -  Grande Pas de deux - The Nutcracker
School of Performing Arts & Ballet South   -  Grande Pas de deux  - The Nutcracker
Iowa Dance Theatre  - Grande Pas de deux - The Nutcracker
Ballet Pensacola -  Prince -  Princess and the Pea
Drop Dance Collective  -  Listen to the little Voice  

April 2009 Rider performed at the Panoply Festival in Huntsville, Alabama, for Choreographer
Thomas Shoemaker. He was featured as the father in "Just let go" which was the winning piece in the
Ballet section of the competition.


Ballet Idaho/Eugene Ballet:
Who Cares? - Concert version - choreography George Balanchine
Concerto for Seven Dancers  -choreography Toni Pimble
Still Falls the Rain - choreography Toni Pimble
Huck Finn - Tom Sawyer - choreography Toni Pimble
Cloviello - Pulchinella - choreography Toni Pimble
Carnival of the animals  - choreography Toni Pimble
American Spirit  - choreography Toni Pimble  
Carmina Burana - choreography Toni Pimble
Corporal Morallis  - Carmen - choreography Toni Pimble
Drosslemeyer, Arabian and Russian  - The Nutcracker - choreography Toni Pimble  
Silk & Steel  - choreography Toni Pimble      
Channel Surfing - choreography Toni Pimble


Augusta Ballet: 
 Siegfried - Swan Lake Act 2 - choreography Frederick Franklin  
Dracula - Dracula - choreography Peter Powlus   
My Funny Valentine - choreography Lar Lubovitch
Red Wagon - choreography Anthony Ferro    
Wedding Pas de deux -  Don Quixote  choreography Petipa  
Hearth of Embers - choreography Vicki Uris.    
Duke of Buckingham - The Three Musketeers  choreography Peter Powlus.  
Don Everly - Foreverly - choreography Thomas shoemaker
Dracula - Dracula - choreography Peter Powlus
Grande Pas de deux, Russian Trepak - The Nutcracker  choreography Robert  Barnett




Charleston Ballet Theatre:

Romeo - Romeo and Juliet - choreography Jill Eathorne Bahr  

Elegy - Serenade - choreography Balanchine

 Principal Male  - Allegro Brilliante  choreography Balanchine

Tarantella  choreography Balanchine   

Dracula - Dracula - choreography Jill Eathorne Bahr    

 Cavalier, Snow Pas de deux, Arabian - The Nutcracker - choreography Jill Eathorne Bahr  

Black and Blue - Nines Lives - choreography Daniel Pelzig    

Second Hand Sofa - choreography Colin Connor   

Hearth of Embers - choreography Jill Eathorne Bahr  



Burklyn Ballet Theatre:

Wedding Pas de deux - Don Quixote  choreography Petipa

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