Joshua A. Stayton
Originally from Cincinnati, Joshua began his training at the School for Creative and Performing Arts . He then continued with the Orlando Ballet School (Peter Stark) and Houston Ballet II (Claudio Muñoz).
Joshua has been a Demi-Soloist with Sarasota Ballet as well as a soloist with Tulsa Ballet. This is his second season with Cincinnati Ballet. Some of his repertoire includes leading roles in The Green Table(Joos), Onegin(Cranko), Strictly Gershwin(Deane), Concerto(MacMillian), Mirror Walkers(Sir Wright), Age of Innocence(Liang), Bolero(Fonte), Midsummer(Wheeldon), One/end/One(Elo), Sleeping Beauty(Angelini), Romeo & Juliet(Liang), Extremely Close(Cerrudo), and more.
Joshua has performed internationally in Hungary, Italy, Finland, Spain and Switzerland. He has also had the opportunity to choreograph for Tulsa Ballet's second company, DeLa Dance Company, SCPA’s Dance Ensemble and for Helsinki IBC 2016.
Photo by Francisco Estevez