Associate Artistic Director
Dawn Fay was named Associate Artistic Director of Ballet Nouveau Colorado in 2007. Her professional career spanned more than twenty years, including being named one of Dance Magazine's "25 to Watch" for 2007. Dawn is a native of Memphis, Tenn. and trained at several schools before attending and graduating from North Carolina School of the Arts. She began her professional career at Ballet Oklahoma and went on to dance with Miami City Ballet, Royal Ballet of Flanders and Ballet Memphis. Dawn has performed classical works including Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote, Fleming Flindt’s La Sylphide, Giselle, Cinderella and Coppelia. She has worked with contemporary choreographers such as Garrett Ammon, Trey McIntyre, Jiri Kylian, George Balanchine, Choo San Goh, and Lila York.
In 2005, Dawn became a founding member of Trey McIntyre Project, dancing at festivals around the country including The Vail International Dance Festival and Jacob's Pillow. As a repetiteur and ballet mistress for Trey McIntyre Project, she has staged Mr. McIntyre’s work on his own company as well as The Washington Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, Ballet Augsburg and Smuin Ballet.
Dawn is married to Artistic Director Garrett Ammon.