Company Member since 2014
Christian Griggs-Drane, a native of Richmond Virginia, is returning for his second season with Grand Rapids Ballet. A graduate of Butler University, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance, cum laude in 2014. He is also the 2013 recipient of the Martha Hill Dance Fund Young Professional’s Award through the generous nomination from The School at Jacob’s Pillow. Christian has performed works by George Balanchine, Nacho Duato, Susan Jaffe and has been involved in creations by Penny Saunders, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, among others.
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