Trystan Merrick - Principal
Trystan Merrick studied ballet under the tutelage of Ahita Ardalan. He has performed in the works of such great choreographers as Twyla Tharp, Robert Cohen, and George Balanchine, as well as many of the classics. Mr. Merrick joined Nevada Ballet Theater in 2007, and has since danced for San Diego Ballet, Malashock, Owen Cox Dance, City Ballet of San Diego and most recently Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, touring internationally to 16 countries on five continents. He maintained a presence in his hometown of San Diego by returning regularly to perform with Jean Isaacs San Diego Dance Theater. He has been featured in the roles of Albrecht in Giselle, Cavalier in The Nutcracker, and Oberon in Midsummer Night’s Dream, and, this season, as Romeo in Romeo & Juliet. This season Trystan will be featured in Jump Jive, The Nutcracker and Peter Pan. Trystan also teaches at the California Ballet School.
Fun facts about Trystan: He has a dog named Evangeline who made a guest appearance onstage during The Great Gatsby.