Amy Potter

Ms. Potter started dancing in her hometown, Roanoke Virginia. In high school, she moved away to train at Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts.  She continued her training at Boston Ballet, and later joined Houston Ballet II.  While touring nationally and internationally, she performed featured roles in works by Ben Stevenson, Stanton Welch, Ma Cong, Jiří Kylián, and Sir Kenneth MacMillan. She then joined Ballet West in 2011, where she performed roles such as Summer Fairy in Sir Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella, Beige Couple in Kylián’s Forgotten Land, Beauty Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, alongside works by Jodie Gates, Helen Pickett, and Anna-Marie Holmes.

Ms. Potter joined Oklahoma City Ballet in 2014, was promoted to Soloist in 2015, and became Principal in 2018. Since joining the company, her repertoire includes Waltz girl in George Balanchine’s Serenade, Sugar Plum Fairy in Robert Mills’ The Nutcrackerand Lilac Fairy in Mills’ The Sleeping Beauty, in addition to featured roles in George Balanchine’s Serenade, Nacho Duato’s Without Words, Twyla Tharp’s Nine Sinatra Songs, Stanton Welch’s Play, Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort, Helen Pickett’s Petal, and Robert Mill’s The Means To Fly.